More than half of Britons never leave home without their mobile phones and nearly 44 per cent ‘could not live without it’, a survey by BM Savings has revealed.
This not-so-shocking revelation came after the savings specialists polled 2,000 of its customers on their mobile phone habits.
Nearly a quarter of Brits ‘worry’ they would miss a call if they left it home.
Women are more attached to their phones than men, with 54 per cent claiming they would never leave home without it compared to 47 per cent of men.
Perhaps the most shocking figures of all came from the West Midlands, where 70 per cent of respondents said they would never leave home without it in contrast to only 37 per cent of those from the South West.
Despite the popularity of texting in Britain, a staggering 88 per cent of young people poll confessed they spend up to an hour chattering on their phones every day.
Over half of the surveyed also find mobile banking as the most convenient way of managing their finances as it allows them to speak to a real person.
John Bianco, Head of Birmingham Midshires Savings said: "It's clear that most of us enjoy talking on the phone and find it useful for getting day to day jobs done quickly and efficiently.”