Source: Insider Intelligence | eMarketer, May 2023 - October 2023
Additional Note: Estimates of average time spent with media are based on the total adult population in China according to US Census Bureau 2018 data, not the number of users of each medium. Figures are rounded to the nearest minute. Digital includes all desktop/laptop internet activities and mobile activities. Desktop/laptop includes all internet activities on a desktop/laptop. Mobile includes all activities on all mobile devices, except for voice calls on the cellular network. VoIP apps or video chat apps such as Skype are included. Print includes offline magazines and newspapers. Radio excludes digital radio. TV includes live, DVR and other prerecorded video such as video downloaded from the internet but saved locally. Digital video includes any video content viewed on desktop or mobile devices.
Methodology: Estimates of time spent with media are based on the analysis of estimates from other research firms, consumer media consumption, and device adoption trends. Ad spending estimates are based on the analysis of various elements related to the ad spending market, including macro-level economic conditions; historical trends of the advertising market; historical trends of each medium in relation to other media; reported revenues from major ad publishers; estimates from other research firms; data from benchmark sources; consumer media consumption trends; consumer device usage trends; and eMarketer interviews with executives at ad agencies, brands, media publishers and other industry leaders.