Share of adults using devices in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018, by gender

This statistic shows the use of the listed devices in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by gender. The most used device was the mobile phone, which was used by 97 percent of female adults and 95 percent of male adults. The least used device was smart speakers, which was used by 14 percent of both male and female adults.

Share of adults using selected devices in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by gender

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United Kingdom

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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)"
*1,882 is the total number of respondents.922 male and 960 female respondents
**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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