MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The average person now spends about a day and a half every month using apps on their smart phone or tablet, according to mobile app statistics compiled by Nielsen.
The average during a one-month period was 37 hours, 28 minutes during the last quarter of 2014.READ MORE: Family Mourns 'Loving' And 'Gentle' St. Paul Man After Fatal Hit-And-Run
That represents a jump of about 25 percent from the year before, and roughly 63 percent from the same period two years prior.READ MORE: Minnesota Gophers Beat Maryland 34-16
The statistics found that the bulk of the increase came from entertainment apps, followed by music apps.MORE NEWS: 5 People Injured In House Explosion In Cambridge
Nielsen also said that men used a higher number of apps than women, but that women spent more time on the apps they use than men.