Activities carried out via mobile phone, tablet, laptop in the United Kingdom 2014

For which of the following activities, if any, do you personally use your mobile phone, tablet device or PC/laptop?

Activities carried out via mobile phone, tablet, laptop in the United Kingdom 2014 This statistic illustrates the most common activities mobile phones, tablets and PC/laptops were used for in the United Kingdom in 2014. Browsing the internet, checking emails and using search engines were by far the most common reasons for use, with about 90 percent of respondents reporting using a device to this end.
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For which of the following activities, if any, do you personally use your mobile phone, tablet device or PC/laptop?

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Share of respondents
Browsing the internet93%
E-mail87%
Using search engines85%
Researching products/services82%
Purchasing products81%
Making payment77%
Accessing bank/financial accounts73%
Accessing social networking sites60%
Watching videos/TV49%
Using maps/navigators47%
Redeeming coupons44%
Streaming/ downloading video/TV44%
Streaming/downloading music/audio44%
Making Internet/video calls35%
Taking/Viewing pictures34%
Using instant messaging27%
Using applications23%
Managing health/fitness17%
Sending/receiving text messages6%
Making/shooting videos5%
None of these1%
Don't know1%
Share of respondents
Browsing the internet93%
E-mail87%
Using search engines85%
Researching products/services82%
Purchasing products81%
Making payment77%
Accessing bank/financial accounts73%
Accessing social networking sites60%
Watching videos/TV49%
Using maps/navigators47%
Redeeming coupons44%
Streaming/ downloading video/TV44%
Streaming/downloading music/audio44%
Making Internet/video calls35%
Taking/Viewing pictures34%
Using instant messaging27%
Using applications23%
Managing health/fitness17%
Sending/receiving text messages6%
Making/shooting videos5%
None of these1%
Don't know1%
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This statistic illustrates the most common activities mobile phones, tablets and PC/laptops were used for in the United Kingdom in 2014. Browsing the internet, checking emails and using search engines were by far the most common reasons for use, with about 90 percent of respondents reporting using a device to this end.
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