This table provides metadata for the actual indicator available from UK statistics closest to the corresponding global SDG indicator. Please note that even when the global SDG indicator is fully available from UK statistics, this table should be consulted for information on national methodology and other UK-specific metadata information.
Percentage of adults who have used the internet in the last three months
|Unit of measurement||
Internet users are defined as adults (aged 16 and over) who have used the internet within the last 3 months.
Calculated figures are provided in the source data.
'Equality Act Disabled' refers to those who self-assess that they have a disability in line with the Equality Act definition of disability. A number of respondents who chose not to declare whether they had a disability have been included within the category 'Not Equality Act Disabled'.
Employment status categories are based on the International Labour Organisation (ILO) standard definitions of employment, unemployment and economic activity and inactivity. Inactive refers to looking after family, a disability or other reasons for being economically inactive.
The lower geographic areas are based on the NUTS Classification - level 3. The NUTS Classification is a hierarchical system dividing up economic territory of the EU for the purpose of regional statistics.
Data follows the UN specification for this indicator. This indicator has been identified in collaboration with topic experts.
|Data last updated||2020-10-16: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|
|Metadata last updated||2020-10-16: see changes on GitHub opens in a new window|