GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Statistics About The Average Teen Screen Time

The average teen spends around 7 hours per day on screens, with the majority of this time dedicated to social media and entertainment.

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"Average screen time for teens is approximately seven hours per day, excluding time for school or homework."

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"Teens spend over 37 hours a week viewing various screens."

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"57% of teens say they are trying to cut back on mobile phone use."

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"Approximately 70% of teens check social media several times a day, up from 34% in 2012."

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"Almost 30% of teens sleep less than seven hours a night and 57% have trouble falling or staying asleep."

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"Those aged between 8 and 18 spend more than 7 hours a day being entertained by a screen."

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"54% of U.S. teens say that they spend too much time on their cellphones."

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"According to a study, only about 5% of teens meet screen-time guidelines."

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"78% of teens check their devices at least hourly."

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"About 44% of teens say they get frustrated when their friends are constantly on their phones."

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"On weekends, teen screen time soars to nearly 9 hours a day."

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"72% of teens feel the need to immediately respond to texts, social-networking messages, and other notifications."

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"Approximately 50% of teens feel addicted to their mobile devices."

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"42% of young people feel they spend too much time online."

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"About 68% of teenagers say that they often or sometimes see their peers trying to look “cool” by posting risky or sexual content."

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"Roughly 80% of teenagers online use social media."

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"On average, girls spend 5.5 hours per day on screens for content not related to school or homework."

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"Almost 60% of teens use screen media for four or more hours per day"

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"The average screen time for U.S. teens is estimated to be around 5 hours per day."

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