Report: Half of UK population playing games

Monday, 10 October 2011 10:37 GMT By Johnny Cullen

According to a recent report from the Internet Advertising Bureau, around half of the population in the UK do play games.

32.9 million out of the 62 million-strong population play games online on either iPad, Android, PlayStation or Xbox, with 82 percent of internet users between 8 and 65 playing, a majority of which are in the 25-45 category.

49 percent of people polled suggested they liked puzzle and quiz games, while 23 percent had first-person shooters as its pick. 51 percent of online users are male, with 49 percent female.

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