Survey on app and browser usage for mobile activities in Finland 2016, by activity

This statistic shows the result of a survey on app and browser usage for mobile activities in Finland in 2016, by activity. Out of the surveyed mobile activities, navigation, email and social networking were most often performed using an app. For these three activities, 50 percent or more of the respondents used an app as opposed to a browser. On the contrary, activities such as reading news, online shopping and booking travel were often performed on a browser.

Do you use an app or a browser for the following mobile activities?

AppBrowserI don't use my mobile for this activity
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Release date

November 2016



Survey time period

June 2016 to August 2016

Number of respondents

791 respondents

Age group

18-75 years

Special properties

smartphone owners

Supplementary notes

The original question was phrased by the source as follows: "For each of the mobile activities below, would you typically use an app or a browser?"

For this statistic, the values have been rounded. Percentage points exceeding 100 percent are likely due to rounding.

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