Devices used to make voice calls over the internet in the UK in 2020, by gender

This statistic shows the devices used to make voice calls over the internet (VOIP) in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2020, by gender. Of the female respondents, 90 percent used a smartphone to make voice calls while using the internet. Internet voice calls are a great way to reduce long distance call expenses. One of the most well-known apps for VOIP calls is Skype. However, other apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger are also options.

Which device or devices does your household use to make voice calls using the internet?

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Release date

April 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2020 to March 2020

Number of respondents

1,765 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Those who have ever used a service to make voice or video calls using the internet at home

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The source adds the following information: "All data have been weighted to ensure they are representative of the UK adult population. Data is tested at the 95% confidence level."
Multiple answers were possible
*e.g. Apple Watch, Pebble, Samsung, Sony)

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