Mobile phone usage: frequency of sending/receiving text messages UK 2019, by gender

This statistic shows the frequency of sending or receiving text messages in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019, by gender. Of the female respondents, 57 percent used their mobile phone to send or receive text several times a day. Text messaging and instant messaging is a way to communicate without actually speaking to another person. This makes communication more thought out and detailed than in a voice call.

How often, if at all, do you use your mobile phone to send or receive text messages?

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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

January 2019 to February 2019

Number of respondents

2,482 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

Those who personally use a mobile phone

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."

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