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

Share of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie 2018, by gender This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie as of August 2018, sorted by gender. According to the survey, 60 percent of U.S. male adults had taken a photograph of themselves, while the same was true for 64 percent of females respondents.
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MaleFemale
Have taken selfie 60%64%
Have never taken selfie / not sure39%37%
MaleFemale
Have taken selfie 60%64%
Have never taken selfie / not sure39%37%
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This statistic shows the percentage of U.S. adults who have taken a selfie as of August 2018, sorted by gender. According to the survey, 60 percent of U.S. male adults had taken a photograph of themselves, while the same was true for 64 percent of females respondents.
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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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