Mobile internet access locations outside home of UK mobile phone user in 2019

The statistic illustrates the mobile internet access locations outside the home of mobile phone users in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019. As of February 2019, 73 percent of respondents used their mobile phone to access internet when they were travelling. It is easy to observe these mobile internet habits when observing consumers' behavior or trains, in public places, or anywhere outside of their homes. It is usually not difficult to spot someone using their mobile phone or smartphone.
Mobile internet has become increasingly popular and shows a year over year increase in penetration rate.

In which of these places do you use your mobile phone to access the internet outside of the home?

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Release date

April 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2019 to February 2019

Number of respondents

1,770 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

those who use their mobile phone to access the internet outside the home

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Multiple answers were possible
The source adds the following information: "Data is tested at the 95% confidence level."
*e.g. on a train or in a car
**e.g. pub/ restaurant/ theatre/ shopping centre
***e,g, friends/ family

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