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PC market in the UK - statistics & facts

Personal computers (PCs), including desktops and laptops, have become key tools for work and study. Their presence within offices and households has increased year by year, making them one of the most important markets for the technology industry. In general, the PC market in the UK is performing well, reaching 10.7 billion U.S. dollars in 2021, with forecasts suggesting the market is likely to remain above the ten billion U.S. dollar mark for the next five years. The PC market in Europe as a whole amounted to more than 59 billion U.S. dollars in 2021.

Laptop market

In 2021, the laptop market in the UK experienced strong levels of growth. Mobile devices such as these have proved popular due to their high flexibility for use in both business and home environments. The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic led to a surge in the number of people working or learning from home. As a result, investment in new computer equipment took place, particularly mobile products such as laptops to enable hybrid working to take place more efficiently.

Laptop consumption

In terms of pricing, laptops and netbooks between 300 and 499 British pounds are among the most popular, although an estimated 3.47 million people spent 1,000 British pounds or more on these products in 2020. Apple's range of MacBook products sits within the higher price bracket of PCs available on the market and are a popular choice among consumers in the UK. Hewlett Packard (HP), Acer, Lenovo, and Dell also rank highly as laptop brands that are commonly found within UK households.

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In the following 5 chapters, you will quickly find the 24 most important statistics relating to "PC market in the UK".


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