Tablets: ownership among children the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2018, by age

This graph displays the share of children aged three to fifteen years of age in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018, who were reported as being owners of tablets. Ownership of these devices has increased across all age groups since 2010, with ownership rates reaching 55 percent among 12-15 year olds by 2017.

Share of children owning tablets in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018, by age

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Release date

January 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Number of respondents


Age group

5-15 years

Special properties

parents of children aged 3-4 or 5-15

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* In 2018: Parents of children aged 3-4 (630) or 5-15 (1430 aged 5-15, 448 aged 5-7, 497 aged 8-11, 485 aged 12-15).

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