<Frequency of checking email.
According to a study by Gartner Inc., which surveyed corporate email
users, 53 percent of users check their mail six or more times a day.
34 percent check mail constantly through the day. 42 check whilst on
vacation and 23 percent over weekends. The average user spends 49
minutes per day managing email.
A study of U.S. workers by Pew Internet & American life found that 88
percent checked their inbox at least once a day. Of those 70 percent
checked several times a day. Around 73 percent spend an hour or less
per day on dealing with email. Of these, 23 percent spend under 15
minutes dealing with email.
A survey by Greenfield Online found that 21% of workers under the age
of 25 checked their email more than 15 times a day. Men are twice as
likely as women to check email more than 15 times a day.
A survey of American households by UCLA found that 38 percent check
their email once a day, 29% several times a day, 17% several times a
week, 9% hourly, 6% once a week, and1% less than once a week.
58% of AOL subscribers are female over the age of 45. They check their
mail at least once a day and often two or three times a day.
Students checked their email on average 2 to 5 times a day.
UK business owners.
According to the Center for Internet Studies, 6 percent of Americans
are compulsive email checkers. According to a Gartner study one in
four Americans checks his email every weekend.
Time spent dealing with mail.
According to a study by the American Management Association, U.S.
workers spend an average of 1 hour and 47 minutes per day dealing with
Eight percent spent more than four hours a day dealing with email.
Workers spend on average, an hour and 47 minutes dealing with email
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According to KPMG Consulting, UK directors spend 5.2 weeks a year
dealing with email.
According to the Association for Interactive Marketing, small
businesses spend 10% of their time on email management.
UK employees spend almost 49 minutes per day managing their inbox.
Many sites claim that the average attention span for internet users is
under 10 seconds.
Average attention span for internet users is 9 seconds.
According to AMR Research you have 3 to 5 seconds to get someone?s
attention with email.
Average adult attention span five to eight seconds.
Average adult attention span is 17 minutes. Concentration maximum is
50 minutes. The average attention span whilst using the internet is
about 7 seconds.
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