Tablets: regular use among children the United Kingdom (UK) 2014-2017, by age

This graph displays the share of children aged five to fifteen in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014 to 2017 who were regular users of tablet devices, broken down by age group. Usage across each age group has increased since 2014, with more than half of all children between 5 and 11 years of age reported as being regular users of tablets.

Share of children regularly using tablets in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014 to 2017, by age

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Release date

November 2017


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 to 2017

Number of respondents


Age group

5-15 years

Special properties

children aged 5-15

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* n (2014) = 1,660; n (2015) = 1,379; n (2016) = 1,375; n (2017) = 2,776.
Regarding the survey question the source indicates: "Which of the following do you use almost every day? (prompted responses, multi-coded)"

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