Share of teenagers accessing the internet in 2012, by parent household income and access device
Teen internet access demographics in the U.S. in 2012, by parent household income
This statistic shows the percentage of teens who reported having access to the internet, having mobile access to the internet, and accessing the internet mostly via cell phone. The statistic allows for comparison between the internet usage of teens within different household income brackets in the U.S. in 2012. The survey showed that 30 percent of respondents with a household income of less than $30,000 a year accessed the internet mostly via cell phone, while only 24 percent of respondents with a parent household income above $75,000 a year reported similar usage.
Share of teenagers accessing the internet in 2012, by parent household income and access device
Access the internetMobile access to internet (phone, tablet, etc)Access internet mostly on cell phone
Less than $30,000/yr89%66%30%
$30,000-$49,99994%72%25%
$50,000-$74,99999%79%14%
$75,000+99%79%24%
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Source

Release date

March 2013

Region

United States

Survey time period

July 26 to September 30, 2012

Number of respondents

802 respondents

Age group

12-17 years

Special properties

Teens and their parents

Method of interview

Telephone interview

Teen internet access demographics in the U.S. in 2012, by parent household income
This statistic shows the percentage of teens who reported having access to the internet, having mobile access to the internet, and accessing the internet mostly via cell phone. The statistic allows for comparison between the internet usage of teens within different household income brackets in the U.S. in 2012. The survey showed that 30 percent of respondents with a household income of less than $30,000 a year accessed the internet mostly via cell phone, while only 24 percent of respondents with a parent household income above $75,000 a year reported similar usage.
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