Mobile device usage behavior among children in Great Britain 2014

Do you use a tablet or smartphone for any of the following?

Mobile device usage behavior among children in Great Britain 2014 This statistic displays activities children carried out on smartphones and tablets in Great Britain as of January 2014, according to children aged 8 to 16 years old. Mobile devices were most commonly used for playing games, at 94 percent of childen reporting using devices for this activity.
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Do you use a tablet or smartphone for any of the following?

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Share of respondents
Playing games94%
Downloading apps85%
Watching videos84%
Browsing online82%
Taking pictures or films81%
To learn things80%
Chatting with friends73%
Social networking (e.g. Facebook or Twitter)64%
Video chat (e.g. Skype or FaceTime)57%
Watching TV52%
Share of respondents
Playing games94%
Downloading apps85%
Watching videos84%
Browsing online82%
Taking pictures or films81%
To learn things80%
Chatting with friends73%
Social networking (e.g. Facebook or Twitter)64%
Video chat (e.g. Skype or FaceTime)57%
Watching TV52%
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This statistic displays activities children carried out on smartphones and tablets in Great Britain as of January 2014, according to children aged 8 to 16 years old. Mobile devices were most commonly used for playing games, at 94 percent of childen reporting using devices for this activity.
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