Text messaging occasions in France 2014

This statistic shows the occasions text messages were used by people in France in 2014. The most common occasion for sending a text message were festive greetings according to 42 percent of respondents.

Thinking of each of the following situations, have you used text messages to inform people?*

Share of respondents
Birth of a child16%
Child's development9%
Major birthdays31%
Death of relative6%
Work promotion9%
End of relationship5%
Asking someone out9%
Festive greetings42%
Saying goodnight38%
Asking someone to do a task19%
Asking to be let in (due to key loss)15%
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Release date

July 2014



Survey time period

April 14 to 28, 2014

Number of respondents

1,000 respondents

Age group

18-65 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

*Original survey question: "Thinking of each following situations, which, if any, of the following communication methods have you used to inform people?"

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