Factsheets on Nordic media
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Here you find Nordicom's factsheets on media in the Nordic region. In focus are media structure, media economy and media use.
About the factsheets
The factsheets aim to describe media trends in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden in a comparative Nordic perspective. The first issues below highlight and comment on current media statistics from Nordicom. Further on, factsheets on where to find statistics on different media areas will follow. The factsheets are also available in Swedish.
The statistics are also available for download in Excel format in our table database.
Media VAT in the Nordic countries – similarities and differences
Factsheet 2021: 3 (March)
This is a presentation of the indirect media support in the form of reduced value added tax (VAT) rates in Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden, providing a current picture of the VAT rates for the media sectors laid down in the national VAT laws and links to statistics on VAT developments during 2000–2021.
Top 10 Nordic newspaper companies by revenue
Factsheet 2021: 2 (March)
This factsheet presents the leading newspaper companies in the Nordic newspaper markets, including information on domicile, ownership, number of newspapers, and profit levels. The companies are ranked by revenue in 2019.
Top 25 Nordic media companies by revenue
Factsheet 2021: 1 (March)
This factsheet lists the top 25 media companies with headquarters in the Nordic region, providing information on domicile, year of establishment, ownership, business areas, prominent brands, number of employees, and profit levels. The companies are ranked by revenue in 2019.
Find more about Nordic media trends
Our previous Nordic overviews are published in our news flow. See, for example:
- Pandemic increased news and media usage in the Nordics (15 Dec 2020)
- Growth for podcasts in the Nordics – find listening data here (10 Dec 2020)
- Digital News Report: Some of the Nordic results 2020 (1 Sep 2020)
- EU digital index shows Nordics at the forefront (26 June 2020)
- The Nordics replace licence fee with public service tax (18 Sep 2019)
Find more examples and news: Go to the news flow, filter by “Nordic countries” (and/or in combination with “Media use”, “Media structure”, “Media regulation”)