Ranking of electronic devices that would be missed most if taken away in the UK 2018

This statistic displays the results of a survey which asked adults which types of technology they would miss the most if they were taken away in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. A 16 percent share of adult respondents would miss their standard TV set most, if it were taken away.

Which one of the things you use would you miss the most if it got taken away?

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Release date



United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents

1,882 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: "Which one of the things you use would you miss the most if it was taken away? (SINGLE CODE)"
*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 TV, Now TV box, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Roku
*******like an Apple Watch or a Fitbit
The source does not provide any information regarding missing percentage points to 100 percent.
Streaming media players and wearable technologies had shares of less than one percent, but above zero percent.

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