Devices in households with adolescents in Germany 2018

This statistic shows the results of a survey conducted in Germany in 2018 on devices present in households with adolescents. That year, 99 percent of adolescents surveyed stated they had access to a smartphone in their households. 98 percent could use a computer and/ or laptop at home, while also 98 percent had internet access. 32 percent had an e-book reader in their homes.

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Release date

November 2018



Survey time period

May 28 to August 8, 2018

Number of respondents

1,200 respondents

Age group

12-19 years

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Method of interview

Computer-assisted telephone interviews (CATI)

Supplementary notes

The study series JIM is published by the Media Education Research Association Southwest (Medienpädagogische Forschungsverbund Südwest), which is supported jointly by the Media Authority of the state of Baden-Wurttemberg (Landesanstalt für Kommunikation Baden-Württemberg) and The State Media Authority of Rhineland-Palatinate (Landeszentrale für Medien und Kommunikation Rheinland-Pfalz). The study series is prepared in cooperation with the broadcaster Südwestrundfunk and in partnership with the Newspaper Marketing Association (Zeitungs Marketing Gesellschaft), the Federal Agency for Civic Education (Bundeszentrale für politische Bildung), the state agencies for civic education in Baden-Wurttemberg and Rhineland-Palatinate and the Reading Foundation (Stiftung Lesen).
The source doesn’t provide any exact information on the survey question. The wording chosen here may therefore differ slightly from the original.
Multiple answers were possible.

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