The Office for National Statistics has released figures regarding UK citizens’ use of the internet called ‘Internet Access Quarterly Update, Q4 2012’.
Some key findings of the report include:
- 7.42 million adults in the UK (15%) have never used the Internet;
- Men (87%) were more likely to be Internet users than women (83%);
- London had the highest rate of Internet users (89%) while Northern Ireland the lowest (79%);
- Almost all 16 to 24 year-olds (99%) had used the Internet while only 31% of adults aged 75 years plus had done so;
- 3.80 million disabled adults have never used the internet.
Download the full report here.
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