Share of adults in the United States who owned a smartphone in 2015 and 2016, by age group*

Smartphone ownership in the U.S. 2015-2016, by age group Here you can see a breakdown of adults who owned a smartphone in the United States in 2015 and 2016, by age group. The survey found that 86 percent of those aged between 18 and 29 years old owned a smartphone in 2015.
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20152016
18-2986%92%
30-4983%88%
50-6458%74%
65+30%42%
20152016
18-2986%92%
30-4983%88%
50-6458%74%
65+30%42%

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Here you can see a breakdown of adults who owned a smartphone in the United States in 2015 and 2016, by age group. The survey found that 86 percent of those aged between 18 and 29 years old owned a smartphone in 2015.
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Release date
January 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
June 10 to July 12, 2015 / September 29 - November 6, 2016
Number of respondents
2,001 respondents
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
* The source provides the following information "Percentage of U.S. adults who own a smartphone, e.g., iPhone, Android, Blackberry or Windows phone."

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