Watching short entertainment online videos in the UK 2018, by age group

This statistic displays the findings of a survey on the share of individuals who ever watched short entertainment videos online in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018. In 2016, it was found that 54 percent of respondents between 16 and 24 years of age reported ever watching short entertainment videos online such as music clips, film trailers, clips from TV programs, or highlights. During a survey in 2015, it was revealed that 73 percent of responding adults from the same age group stated, that they had watched online short videos (such as Youtube) at least weekly. In general, however, watching such videos online was less common among older groups of respondents.

Share of individuals who ever watched short entertainment videos online in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2018, by age group*

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Release date

May 2018


United Kingdom

Survey time period


Number of respondents

421 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

who watched videos on sites or apps like YouTube

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was phrased as follows:
"And what types of videos do you tend to watch on these sites and apps?" Multi code.

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