Average time spent gaming weekly in Great Britain 2014, by age

This statistic presents the average time spent gaming weekly in Great Britain among individuals of various age groups. Among 8 to 15 year old gamers, 20 hours of game playing were carried out weekly on average.
In recent years gaming platforms have increased in popularity, especially in the younger generations. The price of electronic items has decreased in recent years, as well as there being more platforms offered.
PC's are the most popular platform for a lot of gamers, with 5.6 million people purchasing games for this platform in 2015. The most popular game type being Action and Adventure, and second being first person shooters with games like Call Of Duty and Battlefield.
From the Statista DMO it is possible to see that the global expenditure on online games is going to increase year over year, with forecast figures for 2021 showing a revenue of 14.7 billion U.S. dollars.

Average time spent gaming weekly in Great Britain as of June 2014, by age

AgeHours spent gaming
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Release date

September 2014


United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

June 19-29, 2014P

Number of respondents

4,058 respondents

Age group

8-74 years

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Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Figure for gamers aged 8 to 74 years published elsewhere by the source.

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