Share of adults in the United States who have ever taken a selfie as of August 2018, by age group

Share of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie 2018, by age group This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie as of August 2018, sorted by age group. According to the survey, 82 percent of U.S. adults aged 18 to 34 years had taken a photograph of themselves and uploaded it to a social media website.
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Share of respondents
18 to 34 years82%
35 to 54 years63%
55 years and older44%
Total62%
Share of respondents
18 to 34 years82%
35 to 54 years63%
55 years and older44%
Total62%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie as of August 2018, sorted by age group. According to the survey, 82 percent of U.S. adults aged 18 to 34 years had taken a photograph of themselves and uploaded it to a social media website.
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Release date
August 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 27 to 28, 2017
Number of respondents
1,190 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Question: The Oxford English Dictionary defines 'selfie' as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. With this definition in mind, how often, if at all, do you generally take selfies?
Respondents stating very/somewhat often, and not very often, excluding never/not sure.
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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