Girl Gamers: Statistics & Trends

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A few months ago I surveyed over 500 members from my online game whiteoakstables.net, a realistic horse game.  White Oak Stables has almost exclusively female players. The findings are as follows:

Age:

10: 2%
11: 3%
12: 5%
13: 12%
14: 10%
15: 11%
16: 5%
17: 5%
18: 4%
19: 3%
20: 3%
22: 1%
26: 1%

Average age of player: 14

Gender:

Male: 4%
Female: 79%
Did Not Respond: 17%

Which of these do you play games on?

Cell Phone: 26%
Traditional Board Games: 36%
Internet: 83%
Console (Playstation, Xbox, Wii, PSP, DS): 55%
Computer: 81%

 

Which consoles do you own or have owned in the past?

Wii: 29%
Playstation: 36%
Playstation 2: 55%
Playstation 3: 11%
Xbox: 24%
Gameboy Advanced: 47%
GameCube: 25%
Nintendo DS: 54%
PSP: 13%

 

Your perfect game would have:

Contests: 43%
Games: 55%
Social Interaction: 36%
Turns: 15%
Fighting: 27%
Shooting: 18%
Killing: 18%
Businesses: 27%
Sports: 32%
Racing: 46%
Strategy: 49%
Adventure: 60%
Polls: 25%
Role Playing: 49%
Puzzles: 29%
Exploration: 38%
Weapons: 23%
Action: 44%
Building: 27%
Simulation: 56%
Design: 49%
Free Downloads: 30%
Music: 49%
Storyline: 53%
Magic: 39%
Items: 50%
Presents: 29%
Vampires: 26%
Experimentation: 24%
Building & Construction: 30%
Management of Other Players: 20%
Animals: 94%
Fantastical Creatures: 51%
People: 63%
Clothes & Fashion: 41%
Creativity: 63%
Discovery: 40%
Surprises: 50%
Player vs Player Competition: 41%
Player vs Computer Competition: 32%
Free For All Competition: 35%
Team Competitions: 32%
Clubs: 31%
Advertisements: 5%
Prizes: 41%

 

Your perfect game would include these themes:

Romance: 53%
Comedy: 60%
Suspense: 48%
Drama: 56%
Horror: 24%
Violence: 22%
Family Friendly: 54%
Realistic: 69%
Educational: 26%

 

Your perfect game would have these features:

Messageboard: 60%
Chat Room: 60%
Items: 67%
Stores: 66%
Maps: 58%
Level Ups: 65%
Mail System: 63%
Bank System: 66%
Avatars: 58%
Weather: 50%
Customizable Characters: 69%
Customizable Clothes: 66%
Customizable Weapons: 27%
Live News Updates: 30%
Newspaper: 50%
RSS Feeds: 14%
Photo Gallery: 51%
Journals: 49%

 

These statistics are provided free by design1online.com, LLC | games for girls
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