Do you pay attention to the information used by the apps you use on your smartphone?

U.S. user attention regarding smartphone app permissions 2017 This statistic shows the level of user attention paid to smartphone app permission requests. During the May 2017 survey, 32 percent of respondents who took online privacy measures stated that they always paid attention to the kind of information used by apps installed on their smartphones.
Show more
Loading statistic...
Share of respondents
Always32%
Sometimes42%
Seldom17%
Never9%
Share of respondents
Always32%
Sometimes42%
Seldom17%
Never9%
Download Settings Share
Chart type
Datalabels
Share on Social Media
HTML code to embed chart as PNG (FAQ)
Download started
Please be patient - this may take a moment
Description Source More information
This statistic shows the level of user attention paid to smartphone app permission requests. During the May 2017 survey, 32 percent of respondents who took online privacy measures stated that they always paid attention to the kind of information used by apps installed on their smartphones.
Show more
Release date
June 2017
Region
United States
Survey time period
May 18 to 21, 2017
Number of respondents
655 respondents
Age group
16 years and older
Special properties
who take measures with regard to online privacy
Method of interview
Online survey
Supplementary notes
Original question: Do you pay attention to the information used by the apps you use on your smartphone?

More information

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $588 / Year

Basic Account

Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.

Register for free

Premium Account

Your perfect start with Statista

  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references

$49 / Month *

Corporate Account

Full access

Corporate solution including all features.

Send request

* All products require an annual contract.
   Prices do not include sales tax
   (New York residents only).
Leading companies trust Statista:
paypalgoogleadobepgsamsungtelekom

Related Studies: Available to Download in PDF or PPTX Format

Online privacy
Online privacy

All Information
in one Presentation

Online privacy

Everything On "Online privacy" in One Document: Edited and Divided into Handy Chapters. Including Detailed References.

Statista has been my savior on several occasions. The site is easy to maneuver and the data is in a format that can go right into a report or presentation.
Marlene Greenfield

Marlene Greenfield
Vice President, Hearst Magazines

Statistics on "Online privacy"

  • Online privacy
  • Security measures
The most important statistics
  • Personal data
  • Social media privacy
  • Government surveillance
Need help with using Statista for your research? Tutorials and first steps

Further Content: Statistics, Studies, and Topic Pages

Statistics

Statistics on the topic

Topics

About Statista

Learn more about how Statista can support your business.

Request webinar
Do you have any questions about our business solutions?

We provide you with detailed information about our Corporate Account.

News
News