Online video game accessing in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2018, by frequency

The statistic presents data on accessing video games online among internet users in the United Kingdom as of eight survey waves running between August 2012 and March 2018. As of wave eight ending March 2018, 16 percent of respondents reported ever having accessed video games online, compared to 10 percent that reported having accessed video games in the three months previous to survey.

Have you ever accessed digital video games?*

Ever donePast three months
August to October 201211%7%
November 2012 to January 201312%8%
March to May 201312%7%
March to May 201512%8%
March to May 201612%8%
March 201714%9%
March 201816%10%
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Sources

Release date

July 2018

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

August 2012 to March 2018

Number of respondents

4,526**

Age group

12 years and older

Special properties

among internet users

Supplementary notes

* Excludes patches and upgrades.
** Base of most recent survey wave (Wave 8). Base varied by wave: n (W2) = 4,728; n (W3) = 4,708; n (W4) = 4,673; n(W5) = 4,552, n(W6) = 4,670, n(W7) = 4,573.
Online (CAWI) and face-to-face (CAPI) surveys were used.
The source does not provide detailed information regarding the question. The chosen wording here might therefore differ slightly from the survey.
Data for waves previous to Wave 8 published earlier by the source.

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