16% of British Have Never Used InternetAdded: Friday, February 17th, 2012
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A report from the Office for National Statistics has revealed that 8,000,000 adults in the United Kingdom had never used the web in the 4th quarter of 2011.
Even considering that 42 million adults in the United Kingdom had used the Internet at some time (which makes up 83.5% of the adult population), another 8.2 million people who had never gone online make up 16.5% of the country’s adult population. According to the survey, another 224,000 people began using the Internet since the 3rd quarter of 2011.
British citizens who were less likely to go on the Internet included over 65s, the widowed, and the disabled, says the recent report. At the same time, the youngest generation surveyed, 16 to 24-year-olds, appeared to be the biggest users of the Internet at an outstanding 98.7% having gone on the Internet. For unknown reason, men were a bit more likely to go on the web than women: 86% of the men used the Internet compared to 81% of women.
Meanwhile, a little over 8% of people earning less than £200 a week had never used the web. The survey points out that the more people are paid weekly, the more likely they were to go on the Internet, with absolutely 0 non-users for those in the highest pay band of £800 - £900 per week.
It seems that the government is still keen to push the Internet use throughout the United Kingdom. Indeed, the UK authorities were noticed to be rolling out a number of initiatives to boost the web in the country. For instance, Gargantuan supermarket Tesco is currently making attempts to get more consumers on the Internet while filling its own pockets. The supermarket has simply turned Internet service provider and is currently offering a package for only £2.50 a month, thus undercutting another cheap Internet service provider TalkTalk.
In response, one of the country’s largest ISPs said that TalkTalk still remained the country’s best value home phone and broadband provider. The company pointed out (mostly for its current users, perhaps) that the customers taking Essentials from TalkTalk along with their Value Line Rental could save £42 a year in comparison to the supermarket’s “evening and weekend” package. Besides, TalkTalk’s Plus customers taking Value Line Rental could save £26.25 annually compared with the Tesco’s “anytime".
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Friday, February 17th, 2012
|posted by (2012-02-17 18:59:24)|
|talk talk is rubbish not a nice isp|
|yes this is because most top up £5 on their mobile phone and just use facebook free for that month and that is the state of our country when people live for facebook and kids only know to have other kids to get a free house....|
Im a virgin media customer and can not wait for my boast free from 50meg to 120meg but there will be some catch as a speed dont double for nothing
|posted by (2012-02-18 14:01:32)|
|if your on 50 mb u got to 100 the currant 100mb cutsomers go to 120 darren mate|
talktalk suks ass slow and hell and bad everything id rather not save 26 qwid a year lmao i loose mor ethan that down the sofa each week haha
and the 16% will be oap's and tards who dont know how to use a pc
|For unknown reason, men were a bit more likely to go on the web than women: 86% of the men used the Internet compared to 81% of women.|
They don't know why? LMFAO..
It is simple - PORN.....
|don mate just checked my letter and says "happy to tell you we are doubling your speed and as a boast we are giving you another 20meg to 120meg" so im happy|
Women are always on the bleeding net gossiping on fb
|everyone is trying to do cheap internet as the uk government wants every home to have broadband by whatever year to look for jobs online|
|posted by (2012-02-20 19:50:41)|
|Is the 16% the ones who sit on jeremy kyle with no teeth shady tattoos Cannot manage a full sentence , and sit on the state geting drunk !||
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