How Many People Use Their Phone on the Toilet [Infographic]

An infographic containing statistical information on cell phone use in bathrooms and on toilets.

Admit it. You’ve used your smartphone on the toilet at least once or twice. We’ve all done it.

We may not, however, realize just how many people use their phones in the bathroom on a regular basis.

See also: 12 Interesting Computer Facts for 2012

An infographic (posted below) was sent to me today by that contains all the statistics related to people using their phones on the toilet – maybe too many statistics if you ask me!

Statistical Breakdown of Phone Use in Bathrooms:

  1. 75% of Americans admit to using their smartphones while on the toilet.
  2. Most common phone activities in the bathroom:

    1. Reading texts.
    2. Sending texts.
    3. Taking phones calls.
    4. Making phone calls
    5. Reading emails.
  3. 30% of men won’t enter the bathroom without their phone (20% for women).
  4. 91% of Americans between the ages 20-35 use their phones on the toilet.
  5. 1 in every 6 phones is contaminated with fecal matter – disgusting.

Anson Alexander

Anson Alexander is a blogger, author, SEO expert, teacher, and tech geek. As the founder of, Anson works full time writing, editing, and producing content for his site and providing technical and business services to clients. He has a BS in international business and information systems from the University of Tampa. In his free time, Anson plays video games, enjoys nature, spends time at the beach, and loves to travel.

View all posts