Video Gaming Among Adult Population

Video gaming is getting popular among the baby boomers and matures. A recent report from Deloitte shows the surging popularity of gaming among the older population. The stats have been collected for the US market

Overall
American households with video gaming consoles in 2006 : 44%
American households with video gaming consoles in 2009 : 60%

Generation X (27-43 years)
Own a Playstation, Wii or XBox
2006 : 53%
2009 : 70%

Played a newly released videogame in the past six months
2008 : 37%
2009 : 54%

Baby Boomers (44-62 years)
Own a Playstation, Wii or XBox
2006 : 31%
2009 : 44%

Played a newly released video game in the past six months
2008 : 12%
2009 : 31%

Matures (63-75 years)
Played a newly released video game in the past six months
2008 : 3%
2009 : 8%