A survey conducted on behalf of the search engine found that the average Briton spends around 164 minutes online every day, compared with 148 minutes watching television. That is equivalent to 41 days a year spent surfing the web: more than almost any other activity apart from sleeping and working.
As someone who stopped watching television many years ago I found this piece in todays Guardian of interest. Bobbie Johnson interprets a recent UK report conducted on behalf of Google. Recommended reading.