Awareness of e-sports in Japan 2018, by age

This statistic presents the results of a survey conducted in 2018 about the awareness of e-sports in Japan, sorted by age group. During the surveyed period, the majority of respondents in the age group 15 to 19 years was aware of the existence of e-sports, with around 43.2 percent claiming to know about it. In contrast, around 56.6 percent of respondents aged 60 to 69 years stated to have not heard about electronic sports before.

Level of awareness of electronic sports (e-sports) in Japan as of July 2018, by age group

Know about itHave heard the name onlyHave not heard about it
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Release date

December 2018



Survey time period

June to July 2018

Number of respondents

2,068 respondents

Age group

15 to 69 years

Special properties

survey targets were internet users

Method of interview

Online survey

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