Cell phone use demographics

Cell phone use demographics
Curious to know how many cell phones are in use today? Think people in the States are cell phone junkies? Want to know how many people answer their phone during sex? If you answered yes to one of these, read on as we present you a brilliant piece of useless but amusing facts compiled by Wilson Electronics. The facts are based on statistics from 2009 and 2010 and give an interesting portrayal of the world today.

To start off, it is the staggering 4.6 billion cell phones in use today. The average time an American spends on the phone is 21 minutes per day, while 50 per cent of teens can text blindfolded. We would consider this some pretty serious phone addiction, but take a look at the picture below and you will see that Americans pale in comparison to eh.. UAE and Estonia. We barely even have one phone per person (0.87 phones per person, to be exact), while people from the latter two countries boast almost two phones each. We leave up to you the reasoning behind having two handsets, but we should mention that it makes much more sense in Europe and most of the world where you can receive calls for free.

Data compiled by Wilson Electronics showed that BlackBerry is the number one smartphone platform in the country with a share of 42 per cent, followed by iOS with 28 per cent and Android at 17 per cent (however latest reports show slightly different numbers).

And finally, you might be surprised that 15 per cent of Americans answer their phones during sex, but what about 6 per cent finding acceptable texting too? Seriously? Statistically proven. Let us know your opinion in the comments.

source: Wilson Electronics

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