Forecast of the tablet user penetration rate in the UK 2014-2021

This statistic displays a forecast of the tablet user penetration rate in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014 to 2021. In 2021, the share of monthly active tablet users is projected to reach 64.81 percent of the total population. This would be an increase of over 16 percent from 48.1 percent in 2014.
Tablets can be used for an array of activities including but not limited to watching movies or TV series on Netflix or other online streaming services, listening to music, looking at and/or collecting pictures, browsing the internet, and reading.
Android was the first of the 2000s-era to dominate platforms for tablets. It was first released in 2009 and has been growing in popularity ever since. The tablet penetration rate across all age groups was above 50 percent in 2016 in the UK. Some popular activities carried out on tablet using search engines, checking email, watching videos online, and visiting social networks.
Tablets are becoming increasingly modern, and there are many different varieties on the market for many different consumers.

Forecast of the tablet user penetration rate in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014 to 2021

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Release date

April 2016


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 2016

Special properties

share of individuals of any age who use a tablet at least once per month.

Supplementary notes

* Forecasted data.
This statistic presents exclusive data by Statista’s Market Analytics team and is based on calculations and estimates derived from relevant primary data and third-party data analysis. See our Methodology section for more details.

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