Gamers & gaming in the United Kingdom (UK)

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Statista dossier on gamers and gaming behavior and market in the United Kingdom.

This dossier contains a selection of statistics and facts covering gamer demographics and gaming behavior in the United Kingdom (UK). Additional information about video game industry revenues, software and console unit sales and the online and mobile games markets are published in the Statista dossier Video Game Industry in the United Kingdom (UK).

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • Gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2016

    • Devices used to play video games in the United Kingdom (UK) 2009-2016

    • Distribution of gaming platforms used in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

    • Leading services used for digital video games in the United Kingdom (UK) 2017

    • Mobile gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) 2009-2016

    • Tablet gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2016

  • 2. Gaming Behavior
    • Hours spent gaming weekly in the United Kingdom (UK) 2007-2015

    • Distribution of video games played in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015, by game type

    • How video gamers in the United Kingdom (UK) play games in 2015, by companionship

    • Number of video games purchased by gamers monthly in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

    • Participation in online/virtual games in the United Kingdom (UK) in 2015

    • Usage of online games in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015, by frequency

    • Digital video game behavior in the United Kingdom (UK) as of March 2017

  • 3. Gamer Demographics
    • Gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2016, by demographic group

    • Time spent gaming weekly in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2015, by age

    • Time spent gaming weekly in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2015, by gender

    • Gaming on a mobile phone in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2016, by age

    • Tablet gaming in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2016, by age

    • Online gaming in the United Kingdom (UK) 2012-2015, by age

    • Video game playing frequency in Great Britain as of July 2015, by region

    • Video gaming frequency in Great Britain in July 2015, by vote in 2015

  • 4. Child Gamers
    • Games console usage among children in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2016, by age

    • Time children spend gaming weekly in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2016, by age

    • Devices used by children for gaming in the United Kingdom (UK) 2016, by age

    • Online gaming among children in the United Kingdom (UK) 2015-2016, by age

    • Gaming partners with whom children play online in the United Kingdom (UK) 2013-2016

    • Parents concerned about gaming content in the UK in 2016, by child's age

  • Language: English
  • Released: November 2016
  • Source(s): Statista
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