Share of top mobile apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017, by gender

Most used mobile apps by gender in the United Kingdom 2017 This survey represents the top mobile apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017 according to gender. The most popular app is Facebook, 28 percent of men claim it is on of the three apps they can least do without and 37 percent of women claim so. It is followed by WhatsApp, which is essential for 18 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women. Messenger, the Facebook instant messenger app is important for 9 percent of the men and 12 percent of the women.
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WomenMen
Facebook37%28%
WhatsApp20%16%
Messenger12%9%
Twitter9%11%
Instagram11%7%
Amazon7%5%
Snapchat7%6%
Google Maps7%10%
YouTube6%7%
eBay*6%-
Spotify-5%
WomenMen
Facebook37%28%
WhatsApp20%16%
Messenger12%9%
Twitter9%11%
Instagram11%7%
Amazon7%5%
Snapchat7%6%
Google Maps7%10%
YouTube6%7%
eBay*6%-
Spotify-5%
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This survey represents the top mobile apps in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2017 according to gender. The most popular app is Facebook, 28 percent of men claim it is on of the three apps they can least do without and 37 percent of women claim so. It is followed by WhatsApp, which is essential for 18 percent of the men and 20 percent of the women. Messenger, the Facebook instant messenger app is important for 9 percent of the men and 12 percent of the women.
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Release date
July 2017
Region
United Kingdom
Survey time period
2017
Number of respondents
14,000+
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
* The souce does not mention eBay in the mens column.
**The source does not mention Spotify in the womens column.

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