2023 Tech Trends and Adults 50+

The 50-plus are significantly engaged with technology.

  • Over the past four years, older adults have made technology an integral part of their lives, with 78% using it frequently to connect with loved ones.

  • Though ownership appears to be leveling off, purchasing remains strong: 71% of older adults made a tech purchase in 2022, mostly replacements, upgrades, or items for the home.

  • In fact, the average yearly spend on tech is currently $912, up 11% from 2021 ($821) and up 130% from 2019 ($394), pre-pandemic.

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