UK households: ownership of mobile telephones 1996-2018

Percentage of households with mobile phones in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1996 to 2018

UK households: ownership of mobile telephones 1996-2018 The statistic shows the percent of households in the United Kingdom that own a mobile phone from 1996 to 2018. In 1996, when this survey was initiated, only 16 percent of households owned a mobile phone. As of 2018, that number had increased significantly to 95 percent of households. It's important to note that this statistic refers only to mobile phones and excludes landline telephones.
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Percentage of households with mobile phones in the United Kingdom (UK) from 1996 to 2018

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Percentage of respondents
2017-1895%
2016-1795%
2015-16 95%
2014-15 94%
201494%
201392%
201287%
201187%
201080%
200981%
200879%
200778%
200680%
2005-0679%
2004-0578%
2003-0476%
2002-0370%
2001-0264%
2000-0147%
1999-200044%
1998-9926%
1997-9820%
1996-9716%
Percentage of respondents
2017-1895%
2016-1795%
2015-16 95%
2014-15 94%
201494%
201392%
201287%
201187%
201080%
200981%
200879%
200778%
200680%
2005-0679%
2004-0578%
2003-0476%
2002-0370%
2001-0264%
2000-0147%
1999-200044%
1998-9926%
1997-9820%
1996-9716%
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The statistic shows the percent of households in the United Kingdom that own a mobile phone from 1996 to 2018. In 1996, when this survey was initiated, only 16 percent of households owned a mobile phone. As of 2018, that number had increased significantly to 95 percent of households. It's important to note that this statistic refers only to mobile phones and excludes landline telephones.
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