Gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2018

The timeline displays gaming penetration in the United Kingdom from 2007 to 2018. In 2018, 38 percent of all respondents reported ever playing games on any device, a slight decrease compared to the previous year at 36 percent.

Do you ever play games at home or elsewhere on any device?

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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2007 to 2018**

Number of respondents

1,882*

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* n (2007) = 2,905; n (2009) = 1,824; n (2010) = 2,117; n (2011) = 1,823; n (2012) = 1,805; n (2013) = 1,642; n (2014) = 1,890; n (2015) = 1,841; n (2016) = 1,846; n (2017) = 1,875; n (2018) = 1,882.
** Most recent survey carried out between September and November 2018. In 2018, the survey was supplemented with data from  the Technology Tracker survey in 2019, based on 3909 interviews with adults aged 16 and over in January and February 2019.

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