Daily social media time among teens and young adults worldwide 2017

This statistic presents the average daily time teens and young adults worldwide spend on social media from first quarter to third quarter 2017, sorted by region. According to the findings, Latin America recorded in the highest social media usage among its 16 to 24 year old population, with an average of 232 minutes, while in comparison the Asian Pacific region reported in the least with an average of 165 minutes.

Average daily time spent on social media among teens and young adults worldwide from 1st quarter to 3rd quarter 2017, by region

Total minutes
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Release date

January 2017



Survey time period

Q1 2017 to Q3 2017

Number of respondents

60,040 respondents

Age group

16-24 years

Special properties

internet users

Supplementary notes

Question: Roughly, how many hours do you spend engaging with/connected to social media during the day?

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