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Internet use by country of birth, population age 16+, Q1 2018

20 May 2019

Internet use by country of birth, population age 16+, Q1 2018

Last used the internetUK bornEU bornNon-EU bornTotal
Within the last 3 months88%93%92%89%
Between 3 months and a year ago1%0%0%1%
More than 1 year ago1%1%1%1%
Never10%6%7%10%
Total100%100%100%100%
Among those who have never used the internetUK bornEU bornNon-EU bornTotal
Male42%31%36%41%
Female58%69%64%59%
Total100%100%100%100%
Among those who have never used the internetUK bornEU bornNon-EU bornTotal
Under 6514%15%31%16%
65+86%85%69%84%
Total100%100%100%100%
Source: Migration Observatory analysis of Labour Force Survey, Q1 2018.

Note: Figures exclude residents of communal establishments such as care homes, NHS facilities, hostels or caravan parks. The figures are drawn from a statistical survey which may undercount certain groups such as young people, newly arrived migrants or members of different vulnerable groups. Figures are by country of birth, not nationality and EU figures include the Irish born, so will not match the data produced on this question in the Migration Observatory's April 2018 report 'Unsettled Status'. For more discussion of internet use, see that report: https://migrationobservatory.ox.ac.uk/resources/reports/unsettled-status-which-eu-citizens-are-at-risk-of-failing-to-secure-their-rights-after-brexit/

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