Reasons for playing Pokémon GO in Sweden 2016

This statistic displays a survey on reasons among Swedes for playing Pokémon GO in 2016. During the survey period, 10 percent of the Swedish respondents stated to play Pokémon GO in order to meet new people.

For what reasons do you enjoy playing Pokémon GO?

Share of respondents
To exercise while playing (walking, bicycling etc.)56%
For the game itself39%
To get to know new sights and/or interesting places in the area I live28%
To explore my home while playing28%
To play with/against friends19%
Nostalgia of playing a game from my childhood18%
To meet new people10%
Another reason17%
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Source

Release date

September 2016

Region

Sweden

Survey time period

August 17, 2016 to August 19, 2016

Number of respondents

1,004 respondents

Age group

18 years and older

Special properties

Pokémon GO players

Method of interview

Online panel

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