Smartphone authentication methods in the Nordic countries 2018

This statistic displays the result of a survey conducted on respondents from Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland regarding authentication methods that smartphones had in 2018. The majority of respondents (76 percent) had phones with PIN or password authentication. Five percent of respondents had eye or iris recognition on their smartphones.

Which, if any, of the following does your smartphone have?

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Release date

October 2018


Denmark, Finland, Norway, Sweden

Survey time period


Number of respondents

4,607 respondents*

Age group

18-75 years

Special properties

adults who have a smartphone

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

The source does not provide any information regarding percentage points exceeding 100 percent.

*The number of respondents was as follows:
Denmark n=1,051;
Finland n=1,050;
Norway n=947;
Sweden n=1,798

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