Which of the following types of websites do you visit using your desktop PC or laptop?

Websites visited via desktop PC or laptop in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012 This statistic displays websites visited via desktop PC or laptop in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012. Of respondents, 36 percent reported visiting online shopping sites via laptop. Most popular were email or messenger sites on laptop.
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Desktop PCLaptop
None of these55%43%
Emails/ messenger sites33%41%
Search engines33%39%
Online shopping sites28%36%
News & weather sites26%31%
Online banking sites25%33%
General information sites (Encyclopaedia/ reference sites)21%24%
Price comparison sites20%25%
Social networking (including video/ image sharing and blogs/ forums)19%29%
Local transport sites/maps (train times, route planning etc.)15%19%
Sports news/ scores sites15%18%
Public services/ local authority sites (Government, health, council information etc.)15%14%
International travel/ holiday sites14%16%
General entertainment (Gaming, films, music etc.)12%17%
TV on demand sites11%16%
Local entertainment sites (i.e. what's going on in your local area)8%11%
Tickets sites8%12%
Advice sites8%9%
Gossip/ celebrity news sites6%10%
Property sites6%9%
Adult entertainment5%6%
Business directories3%4%
Desktop PCLaptop
None of these55%43%
Emails/ messenger sites33%41%
Search engines33%39%
Online shopping sites28%36%
News & weather sites26%31%
Online banking sites25%33%
General information sites (Encyclopaedia/ reference sites)21%24%
Price comparison sites20%25%
Social networking (including video/ image sharing and blogs/ forums)19%29%
Local transport sites/maps (train times, route planning etc.)15%19%
Sports news/ scores sites15%18%
Public services/ local authority sites (Government, health, council information etc.)15%14%
International travel/ holiday sites14%16%
General entertainment (Gaming, films, music etc.)12%17%
TV on demand sites11%16%
Local entertainment sites (i.e. what's going on in your local area)8%11%
Tickets sites8%12%
Advice sites8%9%
Gossip/ celebrity news sites6%10%
Property sites6%9%
Adult entertainment5%6%
Business directories3%4%
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This statistic displays websites visited via desktop PC or laptop in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012. Of respondents, 36 percent reported visiting online shopping sites via laptop. Most popular were email or messenger sites on laptop.
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Release date
November 2012
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
August 2012
Number of respondents
1,298*
Age group
16 years and older
Special properties
internet users
Supplementary notes
Of the interviewees, 990 were recruited online, and these people took part in online interviews. The remaining 308 interviewees are people who are offline, and they took part in face-to-face interviews.

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