Digital entertainment sales in the United Kingdom (UK) 2011-2018, by sector

This statistic shows digital entertainment sales revenue in the United Kingdom from 2011 to 2018, by industry sector. In 2018, digital video game sales reached nearly 3.1 billion British pounds. Growth has continued in this sector, with video games generating the greatest amount of digital revenue in 2018.

Digital entertainment retail sales in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2018, by sector

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Release date

January 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2011 to 2018

Special properties

digital formats

Supplementary notes

* Music figures from 2013 to 2018 include revenue from digital music downloads and digital music subscription streaming.

Additional source information:
Music: Physical / Digital - Official Charts Company.
Music: Streaming (subscription only) - BPI / ERA.
Video: Physical - Official Charts Company / BASE.
Video: Digital - IHS estimates (including EST, TV-VoD, web-based VoD and sVoD services).
Games: Physical - GfK.
Games: Digital - IHS estimates (including digital online, mobile and tablet gaming).

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