Equipment with consumer durables 85% of households have flat-screen TV

85% of the households in Germany had at least one flat-screen TV at the beginning of 2018. At the beginning of 2013, the rate had been 67%. The Federal Statistical Office (Destatis) reports that the equipment rate of flat-screen TVs rose by 18 percentage points within five years.

At the same time, there are more households with more than one flat-screen TV. At the beginning of 2008, 9% of the households had a second TV, while the share rose from 24% in 2013 to 30% at the beginning of 2018.

More results of the sample survey of income and expenditure regarding the equipment of households with consumer durables are available on our theme page and in the GENESIS-Online database.