Gaming penetration in Great Britain (UK) 2012, by type of game, gamer age and gender

This statistic shows gaming penetration in Great Britain in 2012, broken down by type of game, gamers age and gamers gender. Fifty-six percent of all male online respondents within the 16 to 34 age bracket reported having played any video game at least once in the 12 months prior to survey.

Types of games played in Great Britain (UK) in 2012, by gamer age and gender

Males 16-34Males 35-64Females 16-34Females 35-64
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Release date

November 2012


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

two week period in October 2012

Number of respondents

n = 1,307

Age group

16-64 years

Special properties

all online respondents**

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* Share of all online respondents who reported having played a game on any device in the 12 months before survey.
** The data was weighted to a profile of GB online gamers provided from a GB offline nationally representative sample of 4,062 adults

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