Entertainment retail: access and ownership revenues in the United Kingdom 2012-2018

This statistic displays the revenue generated through sales of access and ownership of entertainment products in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2012 to 2018. In 2018, access revenues amounted to approximately 4.55 billion British pounds.

Revenues from entertainment products access and ownership in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2012 to 2018

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Release date

February 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2012 to 2018

Supplementary notes

Includes video games retail, video retail and music retail.
Games microtransactions are counted within access spend. All online console transactions are counted within ownership spend including full game downloads and paid downloadable content.
Includes mobile games data for the first time.
Includes music streaming data.

The source indicates: "To ensure that the fullest picture of entertainment retail consumer-spend in the UK market is represented, ERA has re-stated the 2011 and 2012 values to include digital revenues derived from mobile and tablet games, video subscription services and on-demand movie and TV programme transactions via cable, satellite and IPTV companies."

Publication date not specified. Data was accessed and published September 2016.

Data for 2012 to 2015 published earlier by the source.

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