What activities do 15-year-olds use digital devices for out of school and how often do they use them?: Frequency with which 15-year-olds use digital devices out of school for different activities, 2018
|Never or hardly ever||Little||Almost every day||Every day|
Note: Shares are based on the average use of digital devices out of school for selected activities under each type of activity.
Note: Shares are based on the average use of digital devices out of school for selected activities under each type of activity. “Social networks” includes the use of digital devices out of school for chatting online and for social networks (for example, Facebook); “Surfing” includes browsing the internet for fun videos (e.g., YouTube) and for downloading music, films, games or software from the Internet; “Emailing” includes using email; “Seeking information” includes reading news on the internet and obtaining practical information from the internet; “Games” includes playing one-player games and playing collaborative online games; “School work” references browsing the internet for school work (e.g., for preparing an essay or presentation, following up on lessons, downloading or uploading or browsing material from a school's website, and doing homework on a computer; and “Group communication” includes the use of digital devices out of school for communication with other students about school work or for communication with teachers and submission of assignments.
Source: EPI analysis using Program for International Student Assessment (PISA) data for the U.S. (OECD 2018).