Tell me your age and I will tell you what gadgets you have

Tell me your age and I will tell you what gadgets you have

The gadgets and the ages of their owners. For example, does anyone know that members of the famous Generation X own as many video consoles as those who belong to the millennial generation ??? An interesting infographic travels the Internet these days and is created from the data published by Pew Internet and American Life Project, an organization that carried out a study to determine the penetration and habitual use of gadgets and electronic devices among all the inhabitants of the United States, according to their ages, to classify them in one of the generations to which they belong.

Who is who in each generation

In ascending order, we find the members of the millennial generation first. Men and women with ages ranging from 18 to 35 years.Then there’s Generation X, whose ages are between 35 and 46. The youngest of the generation known as the Baby Boom remain on the list; that is, those born from 1956 to 1965, men and women with ages currently between 35 and 46. Then we have the first representatives of the Baby Boom, born in the years after the end of World War II and who at present their ages They are between the ages of 47 and 65. The generation of silence continues. People born between 1937 and 1945, in the midst of world conflagrations and that in Spain correspond to those born during the Civil War and the postwar period.Finally, we have the oldest inhabitants, men and women born in 1936 or before and who to this day over 75 years.

Adult inhabitants and their relationship with gadgets

Before continuing, for the purposes of the study, an adult was defined as any person born in the United States and over 18 years of age at the time of consultation. So, let’s see the results

Mobile phone:

1.- Millennials: 95% 2.- Generation X: 92% 3.- Baby boomers between 47 and 56 years old: 86% 4.- Baby boomers between 57 and 65 years old: 84% 5.- Generation of silence: 68% 6.- Population over 75 years: 48%

Desktop or Desktop Computer:

1.- Millennials: 57% 2.- Generation X: 69% 3.- Baby boomers between 47 and 56 years old: 65% 4.- Baby boomers between 57 and 65 years old: 64% 5.- Generation of silence: 48% 6.- Population over 75 years: 28%

Laptop:

1.- Millennials: 70% 2.- Generation X: 61% 3.- Baby boomers between 47 and 56 years old: 49% 4.- Baby boomers between 57 and 65 years old: 43% 5.- Generation of silence: 30% 6.- Population over 75 years: 10%

iPod or MP3 player:

1.- Millennials: 74% 2.- Generation X: 56% 3.- Baby boomers between 47 and 56 years old: 42% 4.- Baby boomers between 57 and 65 years old: 26% 5.- Generation of silence: 16% 6.- Population over 75 years: 3%

Video game console:

1.- Millennials: 63% 2.- Generation X: 63% 3.- Baby boomers between 47 and 56 years old: 38% 4.- Baby boomers between 57 and 65 years old: 19% 5.- Generation of silence: 8% 6.- Population over 75 years: 3%

E-Book reader:

1.- Millennials: 5% 2.- Generation X: 5% 3.- Baby boomers between 47 and 56 years: 7% 4.- Baby boomers between 57 and 65 years: 3% 5.- Generation of silence: 6% 6.- Population over 75 years: 2%

Does not own any gadget:

1.- Millennials: 1% 2.- Generation X: 3% 3.- Baby boomers between 47 and 56 years old: 8% 4.- Baby boomers between 57 and 65 years old: 8% 5.- Generation of silence: 20% 6.- Population over 75 years: 43% Although this is a study that points to the American market, it is indisputable that these figures can be easily extrapolated to any developed or emerging country, since the behavior, consumption and Access to new technologies are part of the globalization we are currently experiencing Interesting conclusions that give food for thought and that obviously help in defining markets and audience groups

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