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YouTube Ranks First in Application Usage in All Ages
YouTube Usage Time Jumps 50% on Year
YouTube Ranks First in Application Usage in All Ages
  • By Kim Eun-jin
  • May 15, 2019, 12:51
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Korean Android smartphone users spent a total of 38.8 billion minutes on YouTube in April, a 50 percent increase from a year ago.

Korean Android smartphone users used the YouTube application for a total of 38.8 billion minutes in April, a 50 percent increase from a year ago, according to a report from Wise App, an application analysis service provider.

Korean smartphone users spent the most time on YouTube out of all smartphone applications. The overall application usage time has dramatically increased with the increase in YouTube usage time.

The average YouTube usage time was the longest for teenager smartphone users with 1,895 minutes per person (31 hours 35 minutes per month), followed by people in their twenties with 1,652 minutes per person (27 hours and 32 minutes per month), and people over fifties with 1,045 minutes per month (17 hours and 25 minutes per month). The total usage time of people over fifties was the highest among all age groups, showing 10.1 billion minutes.

In addition, people in their thirties (988 minutes) and forties (781 minutes) used YouTube the most on their smartphones.

Next to YouTube, KakaoTalk (22.5 billion minutes), Naver (15.3 billion minutes) and Facebook (4.2 billion minutes) were the most popular applications used by Korean Android users.

The survey was conducted by Wise App on 33,000 Android smartphone users across the country over the past month, and Internet browser applications and game applications were excluded.