Fifty-two percent of Lebanese adults say they own a smartphone. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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A survey conducted by the U.S.-based opinion polling think tank Pew Research Center indicated that 88 percent of Lebanese own a mobile phone, constituting the 20th highest share among 40 countries globally and the 11th highest share among 29 emerging countries covered in the survey.Further, 52 percent of adults in Lebanon have a smartphone, representing the 15th highest share globally and the sixth highest share among emerging countries. The survey showed that 74 percent of Lebanese who are between 18 and 34 years old own a smartphone, while only 37 percent of those older than 35 years have such a phone.Further, 92 percent of Lebanese with a high level of income access the Internet occasionally or own a smartphone, while 41 percent of those who generate a lower income do so.
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