Game console availability to children in the home in the UK 2011-2018, by age

This statistic displays the in-home availability of game consoles to children in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2018, by child's age group. The share of children aged eight to eleven with game consoles at home fell from 91 percent in 2013 to 64 percent in 2018.

In-home availability of game consoles and players to children in the United Kingdom(UK) from 2011 to 2018, by age

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Source

Release date

January 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Number of respondents

1,430*

Age group

3-15 years

Special properties

parents of children aged 3-4 or 5-15

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* In 2011: n (aged 5-15) = 1,717. In 2013: n (aged 3-4) = 685, n (aged 5-15) = 1,689. In 2014: n (aged 3-4) = 731, n (aged 5-15) = 1,660. In 2015: n (aged 5-15) = 1,379, n (aged 3-4) = 688, n (aged 5-7) = 399, n (aged 8-11) = 492, n (aged 12-15) = 488. In 2016: n (aged 5-15) = 1,375, n (aged 3-4) = 688, n (aged 5-7) = 398, n (aged 8-11) = 503, n (aged 12-15) = 474. In 2017: n (aged 5-15) = 1,388, n (aged 3-4) = 677, n (aged 5-7) = 412, n (aged 8-11) = 497, n (aged 12-15) = 479. In 2018: n (aged 5-15) = 1,430, n (aged 3-4) = 630, n (aged 5-7) = 448, n (aged 8-11) = 497, n (aged 12-15) = 485.
Prompt: "I’m going to read out a list of different types of media devices that you may or may not have in your home, and which your child may or may not use."

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