Type of device used for calls with close friends in the UK 2017, by frequency

This statistic illustrates the share of device used to make calls to close friends in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by type of device. The highest share of respondents, which corresponded to 36 percent, stated that they always used the cellphone. On the other hand, eight percent of respondents always used the landline.
Plus, The main method for making and receiving telephone calls was using mobile phones, and landline phones came in second place. In addition, respondents tend to receive calls on landline phones more often than using them to make calls.

Share of the type of device used to make calls with close friends in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by frequency

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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

765 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

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

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "What device do you use for which calls? - calls with close friends"

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