Business Outputs and Development
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Frequency of release: Quarterly
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: Region
Survey name(s): Labour Force Survey
At 2012 Q1, 8.12 million adults (16.1 per cent) had never used the Internet. This is about 1 per cent lower than 2011 Q4 and 7 per cent lower than 2011 Q1.
There were 42.16 million adults (83.7 per cent) who had ever used the Internet by the end of 2012 Q1.
Men (86.1 per cent) were more likely to be Internet users than women (81.3 per cent).
By region, the South East had the highest rate of Internet users (86.9 per cent); Northern Ireland was the lowest (75.1 per cent).
Quarterly estimates of people who have ever or never used the Internet.