Use of a mobile phone to go online in the UK 2013-2017, by age

Do you use a mobile phone to go online?*

Use of a mobile phone to go online in the UK 2013-2017, by age This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the use of mobile phones to go online in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2017, by age. During the survey in 2014 it was found that 81 percent of all respondents aged between 16 and 24 years used a mobile phone to access internet. In 2017, the share of respondents had grown to 95 percent of the age group. When the survey changed the term from mobile device to smart phone in 2014 the share of use among the youngest age groups dropped. In 2017, the share of use in all age groups had grown compared to the previous year.
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Do you use a mobile phone to go online?*

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20132014**20152017
16-2488%81%91%95%
25-3485%84%90%93%
35-4475%83%78%90%
45-5463%67%74%83%
55-6436%37%46%50%
65-7417%18%21%22%
75+3%4%6%11%
20132014**20152017
16-2488%81%91%95%
25-3485%84%90%93%
35-4475%83%78%90%
45-5463%67%74%83%
55-6436%37%46%50%
65-7417%18%21%22%
75+3%4%6%11%
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This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the use of mobile phones to go online in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2013 to 2017, by age. During the survey in 2014 it was found that 81 percent of all respondents aged between 16 and 24 years used a mobile phone to access internet. In 2017, the share of respondents had grown to 95 percent of the age group. When the survey changed the term from mobile device to smart phone in 2014 the share of use among the youngest age groups dropped. In 2017, the share of use in all age groups had grown compared to the previous year.
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