8th February 2022Find out the views of young people and gaming

This report has been published by the UK Safer InternetCentre and launched for Safer Internet Day 2022.

The UK Safer Internet Centre is a partnership of three leading online safety organisations: Childnet International, Internet Watch Foundation and South West Grid for Learning, with a shared mission to make the UK the safest place in the world to go online.

The UK Safer Internet Centre coordinates Safer Internet Day each year, reaching millions of young people,parents and carers, and educators across the UK, giving them the vital information and support they need to keep young people safe online.


The quantitative survey was conducted online by Censuswide in November 2021, with a representative sample of 2,013parents of children aged 8-17 years old and their children aged 8-17 years old (4,026 in total). Censuswide is a full service research consultancy specialising in consumer andB2B research. This research was conducted on Censuswide’s education network and participants under the age of 16 were contacted via their parents or guardians. Qualitative research was also conducted by Childnet with over 50 young people, aged 8-18 years old, in focus groups.

The whole report can be downloaded here along with a Young People’s Charter