Is the landline dead?

Is the landline dead?

It seems the landline is dying with more and more people relying on a combination of their mobile phones and internet connections. But has it died yet?

How many of your (non-work) calls made and received are on your home phone compared with mobile/web calls?


Results

I'm aged under 25 (638 votes)
Don't have a home phone 250 votes (39%)
Never/rarely use the home phone for calls 323 votes (51%)
Use home phone for fewer than 40% of calls 35 votes (5%)
Roughly half of calls are via home phone 15 votes (2%)
Use home phone for more than 60% of calls 7 votes (1%)
Use home phone for all/almost all calls 8 votes (1%)
I’m aged 25-34 (3827 votes)
Don't have a home phone 1209 votes (32%)
Never/rarely use the home phone for calls 2244 votes (59%)
Use home phone for fewer than 40% of calls 222 votes (6%)
Roughly half of calls are via home phone 56 votes (1%)
Use home phone for more than 60% of calls 42 votes (1%)
Use home phone for all/almost all calls 54 votes (1%)
I’m aged 35-49 (7686 votes)
Don't have a home phone 763 votes (10%)
Never/rarely use the home phone for calls 5369 votes (70%)
Use home phone for fewer than 40% of calls 716 votes (9%)
Roughly half of calls are via home phone 192 votes (2%)
Use home phone for more than 60% of calls 258 votes (3%)
Use home phone for all/almost all calls 388 votes (5%)
I’m aged 50-64 (8916 votes)
Don't have a home phone 420 votes (5%)
Never/rarely use the home phone for calls 4738 votes (53%)
Use home phone for fewer than 40% of calls 1179 votes (13%)
Roughly half of calls are via home phone 397 votes (4%)
Use home phone for more than 60% of calls 628 votes (7%)
Use home phone for all/almost all calls 1554 votes (17%)
I’m aged 65+ (5115 votes)
Don't have a home phone 88 votes (2%)
Never/rarely use the home phone for calls 1321 votes (26%)
Use home phone for fewer than 40% of calls 518 votes (10%)
Roughly half of calls are via home phone 234 votes (5%)
Use home phone for more than 60% of calls 562 votes (11%)
Use home phone for all/almost all calls 2392 votes (47%)

                   26,182 votes received.

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