Global gamer parents in 2020, by country

Video gaming is no longer a hobby just enjoyed by children. As a whole generation of people have grown up with various forms of video gaming, the hobby is now popular among gamers of all ages. During a January 2020 survey, it was found that 57 percent of parents in the United States who enjoyed video gaming were dads.

Gender distribution of video gaming parents worldwide in 2020, by country

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Release date

May 2020



Survey time period

as of January 2020

Number of respondents

36,641 respondents

Age group

25-54 year-old

Special properties

26,399 moms and 10,242 dads

Method of interview

Online survey

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