Percentage of households with access to the internet in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by household composition
Households with a internet access in the UK 2018, by household composition
The statistic shows the percent of households in the United Kingdom that have connection to the internet in their home. The distribution is based on their household composition. The survey was conducted in 2018. In this year, only 45 percent of households consisting of 'one adult, retired mainly dependent on state pensions' had internet access. In households consisting of two adults and four or more children, 100 percent of respondents had internet access.
Percentage of households with access to the internet in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by household composition
Household compositionPercentage of respondents
One adult, retired mainly dependent on state pensions* 45%
One adult, other retired 60%
One adult, non-retired 85%
One adult, one child 96%
One adult, two or more children 90%
Two adults, retired mainly dependent on state pensions* 80%
Two adults, other retired 86%
Two adults, non-retired 98%
Two adults, one child 99%
Two adults, two children 99%
Two adults, three children 96%
Two adults, four or more children 100%
Three adults 96%
Three adults, one or more children 100%
All other households without children 99%
All other households with children 100%
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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2018

Supplementary notes

* retired and economically inactive, mainly dependent on state pensions.

Households with a internet access in the UK 2018, by household composition
The statistic shows the percent of households in the United Kingdom that have connection to the internet in their home. The distribution is based on their household composition. The survey was conducted in 2018. In this year, only 45 percent of households consisting of 'one adult, retired mainly dependent on state pensions' had internet access. In households consisting of two adults and four or more children, 100 percent of respondents had internet access.
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