The Public Opinion Analysis sector of the European Commission conducts and publishes Eurobarometer surveys. Data on media use and trust are normally included in the Standard Eurobarometer’s autumn surveys; see Annex.
The international data bank for TV programs, logs and ratings, based on a partnership with national institutes operating people meter systems throughout the world.
European Culture Portal (European Commission)
Provides an entry point for the European Commission policies and activities related to Europe and culture. Covers topics such as audiovisual sector policies and culture and creative industries.
Statistical office of the European Union. Information society statistics, including data on Europeans' internet access and use. See theme section Industry, Trade & Services.
Facts about the Nordic Region (Nordic Council of Ministers)
Comparable statistics for Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway, Sweden, the Faroe Islands, Greenland and Åland. Data from sectors such as population, education, science and technology, globalisation, etc. Culture data on film and cinema, books and libraries, and newspapers.
Co-operation organisation for the ICT (information and communications technology) industry in Finland. Presents some key facts and links to information on pay TV, TV subscriptions in cable networks, etc.
Branch organisation for cinema, film and video in Norway. The organisation administers the Norwegian Cinema and Film Foundation. Provides statistics on cinema attendance, etc.
Research company owned by TNS Gallup Oy and A.C. Nielsen Finland Oy. Statistics on television viewing and radio listening, based on metered audience measurements (TV) and surveys (radio).
FIPP – International Federation of the Periodical Press
Interest organisation whose membership covers national magazine associations, publishing companies with international interests, etc., across the world. Provides data on consumer and business-to-business magazines. The annual publication World Magazine Trends presents international magazine statistics.
Media authority under the Minister of Education, Science and Culture. The commission compiles and publishes information on the Icelandic media market and media companies, including ownership structures. (Iceland's media act of 2011 introduced an obligation for all media in Iceland to register with the new media authority, established in 2011, and provide information on their ownership composition.) The authority also monitors the compliance of radio and TV services and program content with the provisions of the new media act of 2011. The commission is intended to promote media literacy, diversity and pluralism in the media, protecting freedom of expression and the public's right to information.
Branch organisation that provides statistics (publishing and sales) on books and electronic publications. Statistics available online, member's annual statistics also published in English.
Free Daily Newspapers
Blog about free daily newspapers. Including information on free daily newspapers all over the world, e.g. information on titles, circulation and publishers as well as links to articles and relevant news sites.
Conducts media surveys on newspaper reading, electronic measurements for tv and radio (ppm) and web (ComScore).
National statistical office. The booklet "Greenland in figures" basic data on tv and radio broadcasts and expenditure on culture including radio and tv, available online in English. The StatBank is available in Greenlandic, Danish and English.
GTF – Gratistidningarnas Förening
Branch organisation for publishers of free sheets. Information on members' titles online. (The website is in Swedish only)
National statistical office. Online database om Media and Culture.
Statistics Iceland publishes every year a survey Use of computers and the Internet by households and individuals. For more tables on ICT see the online database .
National statistical institute. The online database provides culture and media statistics, in Faroese and in English.
The Hans Bredow Institute for Media Research at the University of Hamburg publishes Internationales Handbuch Medien (The International Media Handbook), which covers media developments in press, radio / television and on-line services all over the world.
IDATE, Institut de l'audiovisuel et des télécommunications en Europe
Centre for analysis of the information and communications technologies sectors in Europe.