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

This statistic illustrates the average weekly time spent playing games in the United Kingdom from 2012 to 2015, broken down by age group (inclusive weekdays and weekends). In 2012, the average volume of gaming among individuals aged over 45 years was 5.9 hours per week. This number fell to 4 hours in 2013. Statista provides a curated dossier of statistics covering the video game market in the United Kingdom.

How many hours in a typical week would you say you play games?*

16-2425-3435-4445-54 (since 2014)/ 45+ (2012 to 2013)55+ (since 2014)
20157.44.84.44.46.6
20147.45.94.44.55
20137.94.944-
201275.83.45.9-
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Source

Release date

April 2016

Region

United Kingdom

Survey time period

2012 to 2015**

Number of respondents

654***

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

adults who play games at home or elsewhere

Method of interview

Computer-assisted personal interviews (CAPI)

Supplementary notes

* The original survey question was "Please think about the hours that you spend game playing in a typical week –so both weekdays and at the weekend... How many hours in a typical week would you say you play games?" (Unprompted responses)
** Date of most recent survey was October to November 2014.
*** n (2012) = 551; n (2013) = 604; n (2014) = 743; n (2015) = 654.
Data for years previous to 2015 published earlier by the source.

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