Volume of internet use per week in the UK 2018, by newer and more established users

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the volume of internet use per week in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, broken down by newer and more established users. In 2018, respondents who first used the internet under five years ago reported using the internet at home for 7.8 hours in a typical week. Established users reported 16.4 hours of internet use from home. Established users were also using the internet for a longer period of time when they were at work or at a place of education.

How many hours in a typical week would you say you use the internet at home, at your workplace, place of education, or anywhere else?

User typeAt homeAt workplace/ place of educationAnywhere else
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Release date

May 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

September to November 2018

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

adults who go online at home or elsewhere

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

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