Cell Phone Addiction Facts & Phone Usage Statistics

We can all agree that people are spending too much time on their phones, whether it be interrupting conversations, phones out at meal time or even taking it to the bathroom with you. Every country has a different average daily use for their smartphone, with Brazil, China, US, Italy and Spain leading the smartphone addiction wave. BankMyCell has presented the latest data in this visualization to illustrate juts how ridiculous the integration of cell phones into our lives is getting. The biggest concern seems to be the impact on children where 22% of them are checking the phone every few minutes – this can lead to some big health risk issues later on as overuse is closely linked to anxiety, depression and sleep deprivation.

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