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May 10, 2009

Interesting Stats on Gamer Demographics

The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) is a U.S. organization dedicated to serving the business and public affairs needs of video game companies. A part of this service includes taking the most indepth and targeted surveys of gamers in the US. They report those statistics annually here are some of the most interesting figures from 2008:

The average gamer is 35 years old and has been playing for 13 years.

Twenty-six percent of game players are over the age of 50.

Women over 18 years of age represent 33% of the game playing population; which is nearly double the population share of males 17 and under (18%).

Check out these statistics and more @ Industry Facts section of http://www.theesa.com

Posted by undergrad at May 10, 2009 7:51 PM

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