U.S. Gamers

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Statista dossier on gamer demographics and profiles in the U.S.

This dossier has been compiled to provide statistical information about gamer demographics, profiles and habits in the United States.

Table of contents

  • 1. Overview
    • U.S. gamer penetration rate among the general population 2012-2016

    • Distribution of gamers in the U.S. 2015, by age

    • Distribution of gamers in the U.S. 2015, by gender

    • Distribution of gamers in the U.S. 2015, by ethnicity

    • Primary gaming motivation among global male gamers 2016

    • Primary gaming motivation among global female gamers 2016

    • U.S. daily time spent playing games and leisurely computer use 2016, by gender

    • U.S. daily time spent playing games and leisure computer use 2016, by age

    • U.S. daily time spent playing games and leisure computer use 2016, by ethnicity

    • Weekly time spent playing games on selected devices in the U.S. 2016

    • Preferred video game platforms in the U.S. 2016

    • Consumer spending on gaming in the U.S. from 2010 to 2016, by segment

    • Leading locations for video game purchases in the U.S. 2016

  • 2. Online gamers
    • Number of online console gamers in the U.S. 2014-2020

    • Share of U.S. gamers playing MMO games 2016

    • Social casino paying gamer share in the U.S. 2015, by age and gender

    • Average weekly time spent with social casino in the U.S. 2015

    • Online gaming among senior gamers in the U.S. 2016

    • Share of U.S. gamers playing MMO games 2016. by gender

    • Share of U.S. gamers playing MMO games 2016. by age

    • Reasons for playing MMO games in the U.S. 2016. by gender

    • Average time spent playing multiplayer online games in the U.S. 2016, by device

    • Gaming subscription reach in the U.S. 2016

  • 3. Mobile gamers
    • Number of mobile gamers in North America 2014-2016, by device

    • Mobile phone gamers in the U.S. 2011-2020

    • Number of tablet gamers in the U.S. from 2011 to 2020

    • New game discovery sources among mobile gamers in the U.S. 2016

    • Daily and monthly average number of mobile games played in U.S. 2016, by gamer type

    • Daily and monthly average number of mobile games played in the U.S. 2016

    • Types of mobile games played most often in the U.S. in 2016

    • Paid mobile games possession in the U.S. 2016

    • Free mobile games downloads in the U.S. 2016

    • Mobile online gaming with constant internet connection in the U.S. 2016

  • 4. PC and console gamers
    • Number of game console users in the U.S. 2012-2017

    • Share of U.S. consumers playing video games 2015, by ethnicity

    • Share of U.S. consumers playing video games 2015, by education level

    • Share of U.S. consumers playing video games 2015, by income

    • Share of U.S. consumers playing video games 2015, by urbanity

    • U.S. computer and video gamers from 2006-2017, by gender

    • Share of online and offline U.S. console gamers 2015, by platform

    • New game discovery sources among PC and console gamers in the U.S. 2016

    • Favorite genres of video games played in the U.S. 2016

    • Favorite genres of handheld console games played in the U.S. 2016

  • 5. Child and teenage gamers
    • Gaming penetration among children in the U.S. 2011-2015

    • Gaming penetration among children in the U.S. 2015, by age

    • Decision makers regarding mobile games to download for children in the U.S. in 2015

    • Most important mobile game features for U.S. children in 2015, by gender

    • Preferred device for playing video games for children in the U.S. in 2015, by age

    • Time U.S. tweens and teens spent gaming 2015, by platform

    • Teen video game players in the U.S. 2015, by gender

    • Teen video game players in the U.S. 2015, by age

    • Teen online vs. in person gaming frequency in the U.S. 2015

    • Share of U.S. teenagers who play online video games 2015, by ethnicity

    • Share of U.S. teenagers who play online video games 2015, by gender

    • Frequency with which children in the U.S. play mobile games in 2015

  • Language: English
  • Released: 2017
  • Source(s): Statista
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