Weekly hours of television consumption by children in the UK 2014-2018, by age

This graph displays hours of television consumption among UK children from 2014 to 2018, by age group. In 2018, children aged between three and four were found to spend and average of 14 hours consuming TV per week.

Time spent consuming television per week among children in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2014 to 2018, by age

Age group3-45-78-1112-15
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Release date

January 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2014 to 2018

Age group

3-15 years

Special properties

Parents of children aged 3-7 and children aged 8-15 who use each medium

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Number of respondents not indicated.
The source indicates: "Responses are taken from the child aged 8-11 or 12-15 rather than the parent."
Regarding the survey question the source indicates: "How many hours would you say he/ she spends [using medium] on a typical school day/ on a weekend day?"

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