Share of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie 2018

This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie as of August 2018. According to the survey, 62 percent of U.S. adults had taken a photograph of themselves and uploaded it to social media, while 38 percent of the respondents declared the opposite.

Share of adults in the United States who have ever taken a selfie as of August 2018

Share of respondents
Have taken selfie62%
Have never taken selfie / not sure38%
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Source

Release date

August 2018

Region

United States

Survey time period

August 16 - 17, 2018

Number of respondents

1,190 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Question: The Oxford English Dictionary defines 'selfie' as a photograph that one has taken of oneself, typically one taken with a smartphone or webcam and uploaded to a social media website. With this definition in mind, how often, if at all, do you generally take selfies?
Respondents stating very/somewhat often, and not very often, excluding never/not sure.
Values may not add up to 100 percent due to rounding.

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