Share of adults in the United States who owned a smartphone from 2015 to 2018, by age group

Smartphone ownership in the U.S. 2015-2018, by age group Here you can see a breakdown of adults who owned a smartphone in the United States in 2015 and 2017, by age group. The survey found that 94 percent of those aged between 18 and 29 years old owned a smartphone in 2017.
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201520162018
18-2986%92%94%
30-4983%88%89%
50-6458%74%73%
65+30%42%46%
201520162018
18-2986%92%94%
30-4983%88%89%
50-6458%74%73%
65+30%42%46%

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Here you can see a breakdown of adults who owned a smartphone in the United States in 2015 and 2017, by age group. The survey found that 94 percent of those aged between 18 and 29 years old owned a smartphone in 2017.
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Release date
February 2018
Region
United States
Survey time period
June 10 to July 12, 2015 / September 29 - November 6, 2016 / Jan. 3 - 10, 2018*
Age group
18 years and older
Method of interview
Telephone interview
Supplementary notes
* The source did not provide information regarding the number of respondents in the most recent survey.

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