Distribution of time spent watching media in the UK 2016, by age and media

This statistic displays the proportion of watching activities in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, broken down by age. During the survey period, it was found that live TV accounted for 83 percent of watching activities among respondents aged over 65, and 36 percent of all watching activities among respondents aged between 16 and 24.

Distribution of time spent on watching activities in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2016, by activity and age

Live TVRecorded TVFree On-Demand TV or filmsPaid On-Demand TV or filmsPhysical videoShort online video clips
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Source

Release date

August 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2016

Number of respondents

1,512 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Supplementary notes

* Average time spent is the total average daily time spent watching media, including simultaneous activity.

n 16-24 (129), n 25-34 (189), n 35-44 (282), n 45-54 (299), n 55-64 (259), n 65+ (354).

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