Smartphone news use in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018

Share of respondents using a smartphone to access news in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2012 to 2018*

Smartphone news use in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018 This timeline displays the share of news consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) who used a smartphone to access news from 2012 to 2018. During the period of consideration, the upward trend in the smartphone use for news access was observed, and the penetration of smartphone news accessing ranged from 28 percent in 2012 to 56 percent in 2018. In 2015, 42 percent of Britons used a smartphone for news access.
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Share of respondents using a smartphone to access news in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2012 to 2018*

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Share of respondents
201228%
201329%
201433%
201542%
201646%
201749%
201856%
Share of respondents
201228%
201329%
201433%
201542%
201646%
201749%
201856%
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This timeline displays the share of news consumers in the United Kingdom (UK) who used a smartphone to access news from 2012 to 2018. During the period of consideration, the upward trend in the smartphone use for news access was observed, and the penetration of smartphone news accessing ranged from 28 percent in 2012 to 56 percent in 2018. In 2015, 42 percent of Britons used a smartphone for news access.
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