Popularity of landline phones in the UK 2017

This statistic illustrates whether or not landline phones were considered outdated in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017. The highest share of respondents, which corresponded to 28 percent, somewhat agreed that landline phones were outdated, whereas 13 percent totally disagreed.
Although the attitude towards landline phones was different, they still hold a high share among electronic devices present in households. Not just in the United Kingdom, but also in other countries. For example, the number of persons with a landline phone connection in Germany was still considerably high in 2015.

Share of opinions on whether landline phones are outdated in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017

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Source

Release date

May 2017

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 3, 2017 to May 11, 2017

Number of respondents

1,021 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

respondents are English speaking residential population who own a smartphone and/or a landline phone

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Please indicate how much you agree with the following statements - landline phones are outdated"
The source does not provide any information regarding missing percentage points to 100 percent.

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