17% of kids 8 years and under use a mobile device daily.
Almost one in five children under age 8 uses a mobile device every day. That’s one-third the number of children reading books on a daily basis.
The only activity competing for the popularity of books among children under 8 is watching TV, which 58% do on a daily basis.
Statista’s chart, using Common Sense Media data, shows the daily media activities of children under 8 years old.
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