Online activities carried out in the prior week in the United Kingdom (UK) 2019

This statistic displays the result of a survey on the categories of internet activities carried out in the prior week in the United Kingdom in 2019, ranked by the share of respondents who reported performing these activities. During the survey period it was found that, 45 percent of respondents reported some kind of social media usage activity in the prior week. Additionally, as of November 2016, Facebook and Youtube were the two most popular social networks in Great Britain.

Online activity categories carried out in the prior week the United Kingdom (UK) in 2019*

Activity categoriesShare of respondents
Email74%
Banking51%
Communications55%
Transactions49%
Social media45%
News36%
Information for work/school/college36%
Watch shot video clips30%
Watch TV content24%
Health23%
Radio/ audio services26%
Governement services19%
Games19%
Upload/ add content16%
Remote18%
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2019

Number of respondents

2,514 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was, "And, which, if any, of theses activities have you used the internet for in the last week?"
Prompted responses, multi-coded.

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