Would you spend almost a decade of your life looking at your cell phone?

Calculated using today's usage, the average person spends just over 76,500 hours, or 8.74 years, on a smartphone in their lifetime, according to a recent study by WhistleOut, a website dedicated to comparing different phone devices.

Not surprisingly, millennials - people born between 1981 and 1996 - spend the most time on their phones with an average of 3.7 hours per day. When subtracted from the average time an adult spends sleeping (about nine hours), this represents almost tiktok download a quarter of their waking time in front of a phone.

Generation X, -born between 1965 and 1980-, come in second with an average of three hours a day, which represents 16.5 percent of their waking time. Boomers, born between 1946 and 1965, spend the least amount of time on their phones, averaging 2.5 hours, or 9.9 percent of their waking time.

However, the new generation, Generation Z, born after 1996, seems to dominate their predecessors in the use of cell phones: 95 percent of adolescents between the ages of 13 and 17 report having a smartphone or having access to one, and 45 percent reported that they are constantly online, according to a 2018 Pew Research study.