Stacked bar chart showing average time US adults spend across TV, radio, and digital platforms per day

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.

Stacked bar chart examining average time US adults spend on different media platforms per day

Stacked bar chart examining average time US adults spend on different media platforms per day

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.

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