Monday, April 13, 2015

Teens and Smartphones

Nearly three out of four teenagers has a smartphone, according to a Pew Research Center report. Overall, 73 percent of 13-to-17-year-olds has a smartphone, and this figure does not vary much by demographic characteristic...

Teen smartphone ownership by age
Aged 13 to 14: 68%
Aged 15 to 17: 76%

Teen smartphone ownership by race and Hispanic origin
Black: 85%
Hispanic: 71%
Non-Hispanic White: 71%

Eighty-seven percent of teenagers have access to a desktop or laptop computer, 81 percent to a gaming console, and 58 percent to a tablet computer.

Source: Pew Research Center, Teens, Social Media & Technology Overview 2015

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