E-mail messaging: e-mail recipients in the United Kingdom (UK) 2014

This statistic shows the type of people who individuals contacted via e-mail message in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. The most common recipients of an e-mail were friends or flatmates at 57 percent.

People who individuals contacted via e-mail in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014*

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Release date

July 2014


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

April 14 to 28, 2014

Number of respondents


Age group

18-64 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was, "Which of the following methods of communication, if any, have you personally used to keep in touch with your family and friends?" ** Number of respondents: n (spouse or partner) = 710; n (parents) = 811; n (grandparents) = 421; n (siblings) = 792; n (children) = 497; n (other relatives) = 768; n (friends/flatmates) = 858; n (other people in household) = 248.

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