Average pocket money amounts spent by children on technology & digital media UK 2014

This statistic shows the weekly amounts of money spent on digital media and latest technologies by children in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014. Children downloaded an average of five music tracks a week (value of 4.95 British pounds) as well as computer games (2.3 British pounds). Including mobile phone bills that amount to approximately 2.77 British pounds, items purchased outweighed the average weekly amount of pocket money, prompting children to look for additional sources of financing.

Pocket money weekly average spent on technology and digital media in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2014

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Release date

August 2014


United Kingdom

Survey time period

May 22 to June 4, 2014

Number of respondents

1,164 respondents

Age group

8-15 years

Method of interview

Omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

Halifax is part of the Lloyds Banking Group.
* An average of 5 tracks a week at a cost of 0.99p, the cost of a single download on iTunes.

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