Which, if any, of the following does your child use the smartphone for?

Children's smartphone usage behavior according to parents in Great Britain 2014 This statistic displays the activities children carried out on smartphones according to their parents in Great Britain as of January 2014. Among respondents, 72 percent reported that their child used smartphones to play games.
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Share of respondents
Taking pictures or films79%
Chatting with friends73%
Playing games72%
Downloading apps71%
Social networking (e.g. Facebook or Twitter)61%
Browsing online51%
Watching videos37%
Video chat (e.g. Skype or FaceTime)29%
Education/learning21%
Watching TV10%
None of the above2%
Don't know1%
Share of respondents
Taking pictures or films79%
Chatting with friends73%
Playing games72%
Downloading apps71%
Social networking (e.g. Facebook or Twitter)61%
Browsing online51%
Watching videos37%
Video chat (e.g. Skype or FaceTime)29%
Education/learning21%
Watching TV10%
None of the above2%
Don't know1%
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This statistic displays the activities children carried out on smartphones according to their parents in Great Britain as of January 2014. Among respondents, 72 percent reported that their child used smartphones to play games.
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Release date
February 2014
Region
United Kingdom (Great Britain)
Survey time period
December 16, 2013 to January 1, 2014
Number of respondents
1,355 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Special properties
parents who had children who used a smartphone; weighted
Method of interview
Online survey

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