You’ve all seen it before, or maybe you’re guilty of it: A lovely couple (or family) out to dinner. Both of them with their heads buried in their smartphones, not even looking or talking to one another. We all know that the world is more connected now than it ever has been, and that will only grow as technology continues to develop. But just how connected are we? Take a look at this infographic for some surprising numbers regarding mobile usage. The number of mobile subscriptions in the world averages out to one for 85% of world residents.
- In the UAE, the number of mobile subscriptions averages 2 cellphones per resident.
- The average American sends 15,145 text messages per year.
- 200 cellphones are left in NYC taxis per day