Share of adults in the United States who have ever taken a selfie as of February 2017, by age group

Share of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie 2017, by age group This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie as of February 2017, sorted by age group. According to the survey, 87 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 years87%
35 to 54 years74%
55 years and older49%
Total69%
Share of respondents
18 to 34 years87%
35 to 54 years74%
55 years and older49%
Total69%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie as of February 2017, sorted by age group. According to the survey, 87 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
March 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
February 27 to 28, 2017
Number of respondents
1,121 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
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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. Have you ever taken a selfie?

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