Frequency of social networking in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2015

This statistic displays the frequency with which respondents reported visiting social networking sites in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2015. Of respondents with current social networking site profiles, 65 percent reported visiting more than once a day in 2015. The number of daily visits has grown across all categories in the last two years. In 2015, 91 percent of respondents aged 16 to 24 reported ever having set up a social networking profile in the UK.

How often do you visit social networking sites?*

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Release date

April 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2013 to 2015**

Number of respondents


Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

all with social media profile.

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was: "How often do you visit any social media sites or apps (like Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram, Tumblr or Pinterest), using any device?"
** Dates of most recent survey September to October 2015. N (2013) = 798; n (2014) = 1,093, n (2015) = 1,019.
The source does not provide any information regarding missing percentage points to 100 percent.

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