Headline NewsIncrease in mobile access of council websites, reveals data

Increase in mobile access of council websites, reveals data

23% of total visits to council websites in the first three months of 2013 have been from mobile devices, according to Socitm research.

“High level of demand for access to council websites from mobiles devices”

23% of total visits to council websites in the first three months of 2013 have been from mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, data collected by Socitm’s website take-up service has revealed.  The service is used by over 100 local authorities to monitor usage of council websites.

According to Martin Greenwood of Socitm Insight: “These early results make clear the high level of demand for access to council websites from mobiles.”

The most popular services accessed via mobile users were schools/youth (16%), rubbish and recycling (15%), and leisure (10%).

The website take-up service began in 2004 and collects up to 25,000 surveys a month from council website users. Since January 2013, it extended these surveys to mobile users as well.

 

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