9 years of life people spend on smartphones

The research company WhistleOut found out how much modern people spend on smartphones every day.

As part of the study, 1,000 people were surveyed from three groups – “boomers” (born 1946-1964), “generation X” (1965-1980) and “millennials” (1981-1996). They were asked how much time on average they spend on smartphones every day.

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It turned out that all three groups have a slight difference in smartphone use. Boomers spend an average of 2.5 hours on them, generation X 3 hours, and millennials 3.7 hours. It turns out that the younger a person is, the more time he devotes himself to technology.

If you take life expectancy and assume that this figure won’t change over time, millennials will end up spending 9 years on smartphones. For comparison: on average, a person spends 15 to 30 years on sleep, depending on life expectancy.

Modern smartphones show how much the owner looks at the screen every day – there is a special function for this in the iOS and Android settings. You can check your average screen usage and calculate how long it takes each year.

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