Try our corporate solution for free!
(212) 419-8286
hadley.ward@statista.com

Time spent with digital vs. traditional media in the U.S. 2011-2020

The average daily time spent with digital media is expected to increase from 403 minutes (six hours and 43 minutes) in 2019 to 451 minutes (seven hours and 31 minutes) in 2020. Higher consumption for 2020 has been predicted partially based on the coronavirus outbreak, with daily consumption of traditional media such as television, radio, newspapers, and magazines also expected to grow despite years of decline.

Time spent per day with digital versus traditional media in the United States from 2011 to 2020

Exclusive Premium statistic

You need a Single Account for unlimited access.

  • Full access to 1m statistics

  • Incl. source references

  • Available to download in PNG, PDF, XLS format

Single Account

$39 $59 per month *
in the first 12 months
33% Discount until November 30th
*Duration: 12 months, billed annually, single license

Access to this and all other statistics on 80,000 topics from

$468 / Year
$708 / Year

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in
Sources

Release date

May 2020

Region

United States

Survey time period

2011 to 2020

Age group

18 years and older

Supplementary notes

* Forecast.
Figures have been converted into minutes.
Figures for the period 2011 to 2017 come from earlier publications.
The source provides the following information about the data: "Time spent with each medium includes all time spent with that medium, regardless of multitasking; for example 1 hour of multitasking on desktop/laptop while watching TV is counted as 1 hour for TV and 1 hour for desktop/laptop."
Digital includes mobile (non-voice: radio, social networks, video and other), desktop/laptop (video, social networks, radio and other), and other connected devices. Traditional includes includes TV, radio, print (newspapers and magazines) and other; does not include digital.

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Single Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$59 $39 / Month *
in the first 12 months
Corporate Account
Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on "Media use in the U.S."

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $468 / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.