Handheld video game playing occasions in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012

This statistic ranks occasions when respondents played video games on handheld devices in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012. Playing on weekends was most popular, with 12 percent of respondents reporting having done so.

Occasions when respondents played video games on handheld devices in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2012

Share of respondents
Weekends12%
When I've got a couple of hours to spare12%
When I've got 10 minutes to spare10%
When I'm home alone10%
When I'm waiting for people/ things to happen8%
When with family7%
When I'm on the bus/ train/ plane6%
When I'm travelling in a car as a passenger6%
Just before I go to bed6%
A break at work/ school (e.g. lunchtime)5%
When I'm out and about5%
When with friends4%
When I'm at work/ school4%
When I'm doing other things4%
Straight after work/ college4%
In the bathroom4%
First thing in the morning3%
I do this at another time of day5%
I do not do this activity61%
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Source

Release date

November 2012

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

August 2012

Number of respondents

1,298*

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

* Of the interviewees, 990 were recruited online, and these people took part in online interviews. The remaining 308 interviewees are people who are offline, and they took part in face-to-face interviews.
Multiple answers were possible.

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