Internet usage of teenagers in the United States

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Statista dossier about the internet usage of teenagers in the United States

This dossier has been compiled to provide statistical information about internet usage among teenagers in the United States. The paper highlights the near-universal internet usage among the demographic group and gives information on the most popular online activities such as social media and digital entertainment access. The internet has also begun to have an increasing impact on teens social and romantic relationships with many making friends of meeting romantic partners online.

Table of contents

  • 1. Digital access
    • Share of U.S. teenagers with computer access 2015, by age and gender

    • Share of U.S. teenagers with computer access 2015, by ethnicity

    • Share of U.S. teenagers with computer access 2015, by income

    • Share of U.S. teenagers with computer access 2015, by urbanity

    • Share of U.S. teenagers with tablet access 2015, by age and gender

    • Share of U.S. teenagers with smartphone access 2015, by age and gender

    • U.S. parents and teens interests in cyber safety 2016

    • U.S. parents teen online behavior discussion frequency 2015

    • U.S. parental digital monitoring on teen online behavior 2015

  • 2. Online activities
    • U.S. weekly time spent on internet access via computer 2014-2016, by age

    • U.S. monthly time spent on internet access via computer 2014-2016, by age

    • Preferred U.S. teen digital communication methods 2015

    • Preferred U.S. teen social interactions 2015

    • U.S. teen and young adult social content sharing 2014

    • Online oversharing among U.S. teens and young adults 2014

    • U.S. parent interest in child online activities 2015

    • U.S. parent knowledge of child's passwords 2015, by device

    • Snapchat: most popular daily U.S. youth user activities 2016

    • U.S. teens: online video service usage frequency 2015

    • U.S. weekly time spent on online video 2014-2016, by age

    • U.S. monthly time spent on online video 2014-2016, by age

    • U.S. child and teen cyber bullying activities 2015

  • 3. Social media
    • Most popular social networks of U.S. teens 2016

    • Preferred social networks of U.S. teens 2012-2017

    • Share of U.S. teenagers who use Facebook 2015, by gender and age

    • Share of U.S. teenagers who use Twitter 2015, by gender and age

    • Share of U.S. teenagers who use Snapchat 2015, by gender and age

    • Share of U.S. teenagers who use Vine 2015, by gender and age

    • Share of U.S. teenagers who use Instagram 2015, by gender and age

    • Snapchat: U.S. youth user messaging features 2016

    • U.S. children and teens accessing other people's accounts 2015

    • U.S. parent social media risks discussions with children 2015

  • 4. Online relationships
    • U.S. teens making friends online 2015

    • U.S. teens meeting online friends in real life 2015

    • U.S. teens making friends online 2015, by platform

    • U.S. teens making friends online 2015, by group and platform

    • U.S. teens meeting online friends in real life 2015, by age and gender

    • U.S. teens who have met a romantic partner online 2015

    • U.S. teens: online tools to research romantic partners 2015

    • U.S. teens: digital tools used to show romantic interest 2015

  • Language: English
  • Released: October 2016
  • Source(s): Statista
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