12 is the average age of ownership.

10 year olds spend an average 14.7 hours on their phones.

17 year olds spend an average 26.3 hours on their phones.

More than half (54 per cent) of those who own smartphones also own a tablet.

Facebook, instant messaging and Snapchat are the most distracting apps, according to parents.

– Telstra – commissioned report by Maidstone Consulting and Empowered Communications, The Sydney Morning Herald

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