In the last two decades, mobile phones have gone from an occasionally-spotted novelty to a daily necessity, changing the way we work, socialise and organise our lives.  But how widespread is mobile usage around the world?

This infographic provides a visual breakdown of how 18 different countries text, chat, tweet and more.  It displays the percentage of mobile phone owners in each country, as well as the proportion of people who use them for calls, SMS, social networking and media playing.

Mobile Usage Around The World

Source: Lebara