Barriers to downloading apps for children on tablets in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the barriers to the downloading of apps on tablets for preschoolers according to parents and caregivers in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015. During the survey period, 13.8 percent of responding parents or caregivers reported that on of the barriers was that the apps were not as educational as alternatives such as books.

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Sources

Release date

June 2015

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

from January 2015 to June 2015

Number of respondents

2,000 respondents

Special properties

UK parents/caregivers of 0-5 year-olds.

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

Source provides the following information:
"Notes: Percentages out of each demographic group, e.g. out of parents responding in relation to a male child, 14.1% feel that one of the main barriers to the downloading of apps for their children on tables is that they are not as educational as alternatives such as books. Participants may select multiple motivations hence percentages sum to over 100%. Statistical tests for significance of associations between demographic group and selecting each motivation (yes/no) noted within cells."

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