TNW stories the numbers.
The newest Digital 2019 report reveals we’re spending on common 6 hours and 42 minutes on-line every day. Half of that’s spent on cell units.
That determine appears like so much, however it’s completely astronomical when unfold throughout a complete yr. It equates to greater than 100 days of on-line time yearly for each Internet person. That’s greater than 27 p.c of yearly.
That 6h 42 minutes is the world common, with the USA barely under it at 6h 31m. The most Internet-addicted nation is the Philippines, at 10h 02m, whereas the least is Japan at 3h 45m.
Digital 2019 does present a slight decline over final yr’s numbers, suggesting that maybe initiatives like Screen Time are serving to individuals spend rather less time utilizing their units.
The report additionally reveals that the variety of Internet customers is rising at a price of greater than one million individuals a day, and a few 5.1B individuals now personal a cell gadget.
Digital 2019, which you’ll be able to explore here, makes use of information collated from WorldWebIndex, GSMA Intelligence, Statista, Locowise, App Annie and RelatedWeb.
Researchers stated lately that growing a actual understanding of display screen time would want a controversial approach.