About This Statistic
This statistic displays the results of a survey among internet users regarding their creation of social networking profiles in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2016, by age group. In 2012, 92 percent of respondents aged between 16 and 24 reported that they had set up a social network profile. This share grew to 96 percent a year later. In 2015, 71 percent of UK respondents reported doing some kind of social media activity at least weekly.