An interesting article at Ynetnews has various cell phone usage stats for children in Israel. The statistics are revealing. Here are some details:
- 10% of children ages 5-7 have cell phones
- 45% of children ages 8-9 have cell phones
- 66% of children ages 10-11 have cell phones
- 90% of children ages 12+ have cell phones
According to the article, escalating violence and concern for safety a major reason behind growing phenomenon.