Text Message Use Per Month by Age | Text Message Usage

Text Messages Sent Per Month By Age Group

This should come as no surprise: the younger you are, the more likely you are to be an avid text message user. That being said, the biggest growth area for text message use by age group is from those in the 35-54 age group.

Minutes
Texts
<18
631
2779
18-24
981
1299
25-34
952
592
35-44
896
441
45-54
757
234
55-64
587
80
65+
398
32
Women use their cell phones more than men. The Neilsen study showed that women average 856 cell phone talk minutes per month and 601 text messages. Men average 667 talk minutes and 447 text messages per month.

(Source — Nielsen; March, 2010)