You asked

Do you have any UK statistics with regards to social media usage with a breakdown by age?

I have searched the website however I could not quite find what I was looking for. Ideally I am trying to establish what percentage of people over the age of 65 use social media in the UK.

We said

Our Internet Access - Households and Individuals statistical bulletin contains estimates of the proportions of adults who use for the internet for social networking. The 2016 bulletin, published on 4th August 2016, reported that 23% of adults in Great Britain aged 65 and over, had used the internet for social networking, in the 3 months prior to being interviewed for the survey. This estimate (along with other estimates of internet activities by age-group) is taken from table 8 of the data tables associated with this release, available at

The main bulletin is available at