UK young people putting stock in technology future
07 Jun 2013
Young people in the UK are more tech savvy than their global counterparts according to new research.
The report by Telefónica surveyed more than 12,000 people in 27 countries and found that nearly half (49%) of 18 to 30 year olds in the UK believe they have excellent knowledge of technology compared to 30% worldwide.
As the generation who grew up with the internet, millennials believe an education in technology is now critical to their future success(25%), more so than any other discipline, including economics (18%), science (18%) or languages (8%).
And a significantly larger proportion of males (31%) compared to females (18%) identify technology as holding the key to future success.