Social networking site usage among internet users in the UK 2012, by age

This statistic shows internet users who regularly visit social networking sites in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, broken down by age. In 2012, internet users aged between 25 and 34 were most likely to regularly visit social networking sites (including video/ image sharing and blogs/ forums).

Share of internet users who regularly visit social networking sites in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012, by age*

Share of respondents
16-2471%
25-3466%
35-4453%
45-5450%
55-6436%
65+31%
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Source

Release date

November 2012

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

August 2012

Number of respondents

1,064**

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

nationally representative; weighted according to ONS Internet Use data; internet users

Supplementary notes

* Social networking sites included video and image sharing blogs and forums.
** n (16-24) = 201; n (25-34) = 201; n (35-44) = 215; n (45-54) = 167; n (55-64) = 127; n (65+) = 154.

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