Domestic Access to Modern Technology
The graph shows in percentage terms the changing patterns of domestic access to modern technology in homes in the UK.
The line graph presents the percentage of the use of modern technological equipment in British households from 1996 to 2003.
Overall, it can be seen clearly from the graph that there was an upward trend in households access to four different kinds of modern technology.
Looking at the graph for more details, there was a steady increase of about 20 percent in domestic access to CD player from 60 percent in 1996 to just over 80 percent in 2003. At the same period, the percentage of access to home computer rose gradually by about 30 percent from 25 percent to 55 percent. In 1998, people in the UK were able to access the internet at about 15 percent and then the figure went up significantly to just over 40 percent in 2003.
However, the access to mobile phone experienced a slight fluctuation between just under 20 percent and 65 percent.
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