Share of young adults using devices in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

This statistic shows the use of the listed devices by young adults in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. The most used device was the mobile phone or smartphone, which was used by 96 percent of adults aged 16 to 24, and adults aged 25 to 34. The least used device was wearable technology.

Share of young adults using selected devices in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018

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United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents


Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Can you please look at this list and tell me which of these you have at home? And which of these devices that you just said you had at home do you personally ever use, for any purpose? (MULTI CODE)"
*1882 aged 16+, 246 aged 16-24, 256 aged 25-34, 322 aged 35-44, 272 aged 45-54, 309 aged 55-64, 221 aged 65-74, 256 aged 75+
**PC or Mac
***Like an iPad, Kindle Fire or Google Nexus
****Either DAB or AM/FM
*****like Sky Plus, TiVo/ V plus or Freeview Plus
******a TV set that connects directly to the internet
*******Like an Apple watch or a Fitbit

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