Level of concern over data collection by connected devices in the UK in 2015, by age

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the level of concern over data collection by connected devices in the United Kingdom (UK) as of February 2015, by age group. During the survey period, it was found that 23 percent of respondents aged between 18 and 34 years reported not being very concerned.

How concerned are you about the collection and usage of personal data by organizations through connected devices?*

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Source

Release date

March 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

February 18, 2015 to February 23, 2015

Number of respondents

290 (18-34), 350 (35-54), 360 (55+)

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

UK adults.

Method of interview

Online interview

Supplementary notes

Source adds the following information:
"Data were weighted for each country to be representative of that country by age, gender and region. ComRes is a member of the British Polling Council and abides by its rules."
* Original survey question was phrased as following:
"Q9 There are an increasing number of devices that can connect to the internet, ranging from thermostats, to cars to vending machines. As with devices like smartphones and computers, personal data will be collected by these devices (e.g. home energy usage by a thermostat) for the organizations that provide these services. How concerned, if at all, are you about the collection and usage of personal data by organizations through these devices?"

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