Time spent with screen media among U.S. children 2017, by income

This statistic presents data on the average daily time 0 to 8 year olds spent with screen media in the United States in 2017, sorted by income. It was found that young children from lower income families spent an average of three hours and 29 minutes daily using screen media.

Daily time spent with screen media among 0- to 8-year-olds in the United States in 2017, by income*

Time spent in minutes
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Release date

October 2017


United States

Survey time period

January 20, 2017 to February 10, 2017

Number of respondents

1,454 respondents

Age group

0-8 years

Method of interview

Online panel

Supplementary notes

Figures have been converted to minutes.

* Lower income is less than $30,000 a year; middle income is $30,000 to $75,000 a year; and higher income is more than $75,000 a year.

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