Smartphone usage in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2018

This statistic displays smartphone usage in the United Kingdom from 2011 to 2018. The proportion of smartphone users increased notably from 2011 to 2018, with 80 percent of respondents using a smartphone in 2018.

Do you personally use a smartphone?*

Share of respondents
201144%
201254%
201362%
201466%
201570%
201672%
201774%
201880%
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2011 to 2018**

Number of respondents

1,882**

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

all adults

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was "You said you use a mobile phone. Is it a smartphone? (prompted responses, single coded)."
** September to November 2018 was the date of the most recent survey.

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