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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Mar. 31, 2016
Apr. 29, 2016
Document And Entity Information [Line Items]    
Document Type 10-Q  
Amendment Flag false  
Document Period End Date Mar. 31, 2016  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2016  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Entity Registrant Name TWENTY-FIRST CENTURY FOX, INC.  
Entity Central Index Key 0001308161  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --06-30  
Entity Filer Category Large Accelerated Filer  
Class A Common Stock    
Document And Entity Information [Line Items]    
Trading Symbol FOXA  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   1,095,725,970
Class B Common Stock    
Document And Entity Information [Line Items]    
Trading Symbol FOX  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   798,520,953