February 11, 2011

RESEARCH / ARTICLES: Kids watch 15 hours of TV a week (AUSTRALIA)

She does not let the television dictate her life, but do not stand between 11-year-old Kayley Collier and an episode of Neighbours.

The Twin Waters youngster watches nearly half the amount of television in any given week when compared to other children in her age group.

New data released this week as part of the Young Australian Survey by Roy Morgan Research detailing children’s top media choices showed children aged between six and 13 spend more time watching television than any other media.

On average, they spend 14 hours and 48 minutes in front of the tube in any given week.

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