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Almost half of young Swedes have tried a 'digital detox'

The average Swede spends three hours a day on their phone. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg / TT

Published: 19.Mar.2019 09:00 hrs

The average Swede uses their smartphone for more than three hours each day – but most believe their lives are impacted positively by their screen time.

That adds up to 12 years of phone usage over the average life span.

In the 18-39 age group, almost 47 percent of respondents said they had attempted a 'digital detox' or a reduction of their screen time over the past year. They had done this in various ways, ranging from a complete break from their phones to simply deleting certain apps.

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