About This Statistic
The statistic illustrates an age distribution of tablet owners in the United States between November 2010 and January 2012. 24 percent of adults between 18 and 29 years old owned a tablet computer in January 2012. The December 2011 and January 2012 results shown here are from three new surveys by the Pew Research Center’s Internet & American Life Project. The December 2011 results are from a survey of 2,986 people age 16 and older conducted November 16-December 21, 2011. The survey was conducted in English and Spanish and on landline and call phones. The January 2012 results are from a combination of two surveys, one conducted January 5-8, 2012 of 1,000 adults age 18 and older and the other conducted January 12-15, 2012 among a sample of 1,008 adults. The January surveys were conducted on landline and cell phones. They were conducted only in English.