Console and computer gaming in the United Kingdom (UK) 2010-2018

This statistic displays a timeline of console and computer gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018. In 2018, 38 percent of respondents reported playing console and computer games on any device in any location, a two percent increase compared to 2017.

Console and computer gaming penetration in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2010 to 2018*

Share of respondents
201838%
201736%
201637%
201541%
201444%
201342%
201034%
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Source

Release date

May 2019

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2010 to 2018***

Number of respondents

1,882**

Age group

16 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

* Original question: "Do you ever play games at home or elsewhere in any of these ways? - Any gaming on any device at home or elsewhere."
** n (2013) = 1,642; n (2014) = 1,890; n (2015) = 1,841; n (2016) = 1,846; n (2017) = 1,875; n (2018) = 1,882.
Most recent survey carried out between September and November 2018. In 2018, the survey was supplemented with data from the Technology Tracker survey in 2019, based on 3909 interviews with adults aged 16 and over in January and February 2019.

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