This statistic presents the results of a survey among teenagers in Germany concerning the importance of various types of smartphone apps in 2018. During the survey period it was found that 88 percent of German teens aged 18-19 years stated that WhatsApp was one of the most important apps to them.
owners of smartphones, who have installed apps (shown are apps who exceeded 3%)
Method of interview
Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)
Up to three responses possible.
The JIM study is published by the Research association for media education South-West (Medienpädagogischer Forschungsverbund Südwest), which is a joint venture of the State office of communication Baden-Württemberg (Landesanstalt für Kommunikation LFK) and the State center of media and communication Rhineland-Palatinate (Landeszentrale für Medien und Kommunikation, LMK). The series is developed in cooperation with SWR media research, Zeitungs Marketing Gesellschaft (ZMG), the Federal Agency for Civic Education, the State Agencies for Civic Education in Baden-Württemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate as well as the Stiftung Lesen (Foundation for reading).
The source does not specify the exact wording of the question. Thus, the wording used in this statistic may differ from the original survey question.
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