Use of a games console or handheld games player to go online in the UK 2009-2018

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on game console or handheld game player use to go online in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2009 to 2018. When asked, if they used such devices to access the internet, twelve percent of responding adults reported that they did use either of the devices to browse the world wide web. Over the period presented, the share of respondents according to the Ofcom studies, who indicated use of devices in question, fluctuated between 10 and 13 percent in 2009 and 2017 respectively.

Do you use a games console or handheld games player to go online?*

Share of respondents
201813%
201710%
201611%
201515%
201414%
201313%
201216%
201111%
200910%
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2009 to 2018**

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was: "Do you go online using any of these devices? Please bear in mind that certain apps that you may use on a mobile phone or tablet computer may require you to go online; for example, social media, news or online video apps such as YouTube. (MULTI CODE)"
** September to October 2017 was the date of the most recent survey.

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