Business Outputs and Development Division
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Frequency of release: Quarterly
Geographical coverage: UK
Geographical breakdown: Region
Survey name(s): Labour Force Survey
At Q4 2012, 7.42 million adults (15%) had never used the Internet. This is 3% lower than Q3 2012 and 9% lower than Q4 2011.
There were 43.07 million adults (85%) who had ever used the Internet at Q4 2012.
Men (87%) were more likely to be Internet users than women (83%).
By region, London had the highest rate of Internet users (89%); Northern Ireland the lowest (79%).
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