The stacked bar chart below shows the average time adults (18+) in the US spend watching TV, listening to the radio, or using other digital platforms on a daily basis.
We can quickly see that using apps and surfing the web on a smartphone as seen the greatest absolute increase (30 minutes) over the last 3 years. Though still small, multimedia use (e.g. Roku) is also rapidly increasing.
The stacked bar or column is an effective way to compare the total time on these platforms and the time on any particular platform across the 3 years.