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$FGHI%BB%J%=FPISON]%/SR[HIVUI%FGRQO%,XMHV]N%3MUMOFH%FSV%5MVIR%0FKI%=HFT% When your child plays video games, how often do you know which game your child is playing?

Percentage

Always

42.0%

Often

42.0%

Sometimes

13.0%

Rarely

2.9%

Never

0.0%

However, when the same parents of the same child age group were asked if they have ever read or visited websites, reviews or discussion boards related to the games, 43.5% mentioned that they have never done so. 49.3% of the parents of children between 7-12 years mentioned that they sometimes play digital and video games with their children, whereas 17.4% and 15.9% mentioned that they rarely or never play games with their children. When asked how many of the parents stop their children from playing digital and video games, 42% mentioned that they sometimes stop their children from playing. Only 5.8% declared that they always or never stop their children from playing digital and video games. $FGHI%BE%J%=FPISON]%8RVIPFOMRS%RY%3MUMOFH%FSV%5MVIR%0FKI%=HFT% When your child plays video games, how often do you stop him/her from playing a game? Always

Percentage 5.8%

Often

24.6%

Sometimes

42.0%

Rarely

21.7%

Never

5.8%

48.8% of parents of children in the 3-6 age group responded that their children play at least once a day, where 37.3% stated that they play for an average of 30 minutes daily. 28.3% declared that their children play only for a few minutes.

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Digital Video Game Use in Malta  
Digital Video Game Use in Malta  

A publication about a study carried out by academics at the University of Malta in 2012, investigating trends and patterns of digital and vi...

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