Game developer employment status worldwide 2015-2017

The statistic shows the distribution of game developers worldwide from 2015 to 2017, broken down by employment status. According to the survey findings, the majority of responding game developers in 2017 were permanent employees, both full-time and part-time, while three percent were temporarily employed.

Employment status among game developers worldwide from 2015 to 2017

Permanent (full- and part-time)Self-employedIndependent contractor or freelancerTemporary (full- and part-time)
201770%19%8%3%
201666%19%10%5%
201565%19%12%4%
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Source

Release date

January 2018

Region

Worldwide

Survey time period

2015 to 2017

Number of respondents

*

Age group

18-67 years

Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* 2015 n = 2,928; 2016 n = 1,189; 2017 n-=963;
Figures for periods other than 2016 come from previous reporting.

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