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

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.

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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