Leading online activities ever carried out in the United Kingdom (UK) 2018

This statistic illustrates the findings of a survey on the leading online activities in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. In 2018, it was found that 68 percent of responding internet users reported that they had browsed the internet in order to search for leisure information, including information on cinema and live music. Second most widely carried out activity was online accessing news websites or websites about politics or current affairs, with 64 percent of respondents. During the survey wave in 2015, respondents were asked about online activities carried out at least weekly. Of respondents in the prior year, 39 percent reported searching for leisure information weekly.

Which of these activities have you ever done online?*

Share of respondents
Find information online for your leisure time including cinema and live music 68%
Compare products or services online such as looking at reviews or doing price comparison searches 63%
Access news websites or websites about politics or current affairs 64%
Look online for public services information on government sites such as ni. direct, gov.uk, or HMRC58%
Complete Government processes online - such as update Universal Credit, renew a driving licence or passport etc.61%
Look online at job opportunities or apply for a job online 47%
Pay online for your council tax or for another local council service (parking ticket, congestion charge etc.) 49%
Sign an online petition or used a campaigning website such as change.org 41%
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

September to November 2018

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

internet users

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Which if any of these activities have you ever done online?"

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