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Since 2015, the number of disabled adults who had used the internet in the last 3 months has increased by 6.8% to 8.6 million in 2016.Recent internet use for adults aged 65 and over has increased since 2011 and we have provided new analysis on recent internet use by economic activity (Tables 7A and 7B in the internet users dataset).Back to table of contents Age is a factor as to whether an adult has used the internet.
Although recent internet use is notably lower in the older age groups, the proportion of adults aged 75 years and over who had never used the internet decreased from 76.1% in 2011 to 56.5% in 2016.
There is little difference in the rates of internet use between men and women in all age groups under 65 years of age.
In all age groups, women have seen a more substantial increase in recent internet use compared with men, rising by 9.6 percentage points and 7.3 percentage points respectively since 2011.
Since 2011, the largest increase in recent internet use has been in the older age groups, for both men and women.
The largest increases in the number of recent internet users were in women aged 75 and over (169.0%), women aged 65 to 74 (80.7%) and men aged 75 and over (80.3%).