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Internet Access - Households and Individuals, 2020

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Internet access in Great Britain, including how many people have internet access, what they use it for and online shopping.

Main points
  • In January to February 2020, 96% of households in Great Britain had internet access, up from 93% in 2019 and 57% in 2006 when comparable records began.
  • Internet connections in households with one adult aged 65 years and over have increased by seven percentage points since 2019 to 80%; these households still had the lowest proportion of internet connections.
  • In January to February 2020, 76% of adults in Great Britain used internet banking, increasing from 30% in 2007 and 73% in 2019.
  • In January to February 2020, 87% of all adults shopped online within the last 12 months, up from 53% in 2008; those aged 65 years and over had the highest growth, rising from 16% to 65% over this period.
  • The most common online purchase was for clothes, shoes and accessories, by 55% of adults, followed by deliveries from restaurants, fast-food chains or catering services, bought by 32% of adults.
  • In January to February 2020, 49% of adults in Great Britain aged 25 to 34 years used a virtual assistant smart speaker or app, compared with 17% of those aged 65 years and over; 35% of all adults used these ‘internet of things’ devices.
  • In January to February 2020, 18% of adults in Great Britain used internet-connected energy or lighting controls, with those aged 35 to 44 years using these most at 26%.
  • Of those adults who have a smartphone for private use, 17% did not have security on their smartphone and a further 32% did not know whether they had security.
 
ISBN
9781839721144
Author
Office for National Statistics (ONS)
Published by
Dandy Booksellers Ltd
Publication Date
17 September 2020
Edition
2020
Format
Paperback
Extent
32 pages
Dimensions
A4 (210 x 297 mm)
Approx Weight
0.15 kg
HS Code
490199






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