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Online gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017-2021

Share of gaming audiences who ever play games online in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2017 to 2021

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Release date

April 2021


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2017 to 2021**

Number of respondents


Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

who play games on any type of gaming device

Method of interview

Telephone interviews and online survey

Supplementary notes

* n (2017) = 544; n (2018); Data not available for 2019.
** In the most recent wave, interviews were conducted between October 6, 2020 and January 23, 2021. Further insight regarding the 2020/21 survey methodology can be viewed here.

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