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31% Share of Children in Iran Videogame Market

From every 100 Iranian children, 69 play videogames. Of this figure, 64% are boys and the average age of Iranian kids playing videogames is nine
31% Share of Children in Iran Videogame Market
31% Share of Children in Iran Videogame Market

Children account for 31% of videogamers living in Iran. The fact flies in the face of public belief that playing videogames is a pastime of youngsters.
Iran’s Digital Games Research Center has released results of a survey that indicates there are 8.7 million videogamers under the age of 12 in the country.
According to the report published on, a regular gamer is defined as someone who plays videogames at least for an hour every week. The report indicates that 47% of the kids play videogames every day.
The survey’s findings show 13% of the kids use gaming consoles for playing videogames, 91% mobile phones and 22%% computers. Most gamers use more than one platform for playing. 


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