Building a Digital Nation

Each year Good Things Foundation create a Digital Nation infographic, gathering together the facts and stats about digital inclusion and exclusion in the UK. Find every infographic since 2016 on this page.

An infographic showing statistics on the digital divide in the UK

The 2021 update of our Digital Nation infographic gathers together the facts and stats about digital inclusion and exclusion in the UK. It uses new analysis of the latest Ofcom data by Prof. Simeon Yates alongside key sources such as Lloyds Bank UK Consumer Digital Index and Essential Digital Skills 2021, external research and our own data insights.

Together with our updated Blueprint to fix the digital divide, the case for action is clear. Let’s put digital at the heart of our recovery; so everyone has better lives through digital, so prosperity is evenly spread, levelling up our nation. And so that no-one is left behind in the digital revolution.

Let’s #FixtheDigitalDivide together.

The 2019 update of our Digital Nation infographic gathers together the facts and stats about non, limited and engaged users of the internet in the United Kingdom. It looks at a range of areas including the barriers to getting online and the benefits to those who develop digital skills and fully embrace the digital world.

The 2018 update of our Digital Nation infographic gathers together the facts and stats about non, limited and engaged users of the internet in the United Kingdom. It looks at a range of areas including the barriers to getting online and the benefits to those who develop digital skills and fully embrace the digital world.

The 2017 update of our Digital Nation infographic gathers together the facts and stats about non, limited, and engaged users of the internet in the United Kingdom. It looks at a range of areas including the barriers to getting online and the benefits to those who develop digital skills and fully embrace the digital world.

We have also created a sources infographic to give you an overview of where the stats came from that formed Digital Nation 2017.

Download the Digital Nation 2017 sources infographic (PDF, 913KB)

This 2016 update of the Digital Nation infographic gives an overview of the state of the online – and offline – nation. Here all the latest facts and stats on how to close the gap are presented in one graphic – find out who, what, why and how we get online in 2016.

We have also created a sources infographic to give you an overview of where the stats came from that formed Digital Nation 2016.

Download the Digital Nation 2016 sources infographic (PDF, 1MB)