Hello. I came up with the following information in answer to your
"As of April 2003, Neopets has registered more than 51 million
accounts worldwide. Due to the multiple accounts that users create for
a variety of reasons, this figure represents approximately 16 million
individuals (by Company estimates)."
12 and younger 39%
13 - 17 40%
18 and older 21%
"Neopets has significant penetration throughout the United States, as
well as in other English-speaking regions, including The United
Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Singapore, and New Zealand."
The average time spent on the site is 4 hours and 31 minutes (!)
"Neopets.com continues to be one of the fastest-growing youth
communities on the Internet. Neopets' account registrations grow by
over 60,000 per day, as more and more members throughout the
world share their enthusiasm about the site with friends. At its
current rate of growth, Neopets will reach 60 million registrations
by the end of 2003."
Neopets is easily the largest site of it's kind, but here are a couple
of links to lists of other similar sites:
Here is the Yahoo directory listing for other 'virtual pet' sites:
The Yahoo listing for other 'virtual adoption' sites:
I hope that you have found this information helpful. Thank you.
Google: "neopets demographics"
Yahoo: "Neopets" -> Directory -> Virtual Pets