Share of newer users within the online population in the UK 2018, by gender

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the share of newer internet users within the online population in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by gender. Newer internet users are those users that have been going online for less than five years. During the survey wave in 2018, it was found that 93 and 96 percent of responding female and male internet users, respectively, reported first going online over five years ago. For more information on internet usage in the United Kingdom see our Statista Dossier on the topic.

How long ago did you first start going online?*

Newer users (< 5 years)Established users (5 years +)
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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

September to November 2018

Number of respondents

1,602 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

those who went online.

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "How long ago did you first start going online? IF NECESSARY - Wherever you first started going online - perhaps at home, work, school, college, or anywhere else using any type of device. (SINGLE CODE)"

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