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: Minnesota Farmers Worry As Drought Continues To Dry Out Crops
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: Just Days After Opening, Black-Owned Juice Bar Burglarized In South Minneapolis
The statistics found that the bulk of the increase came from entertainment apps, followed by music apps.MORE NEWS: Deona Knajdek, Protester Hit And Killed In Uptown, Remembered As 'Wonderful Person'
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.