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Young persons survey

This report explores the gambling behaviours of young people aged between 11-15 years old, who are not legally entitled to buy National Lottery tickets.  

The survey is conducted by Ipsos Mori on our behalf. 

Headline findings

16%

Percentage of 11-15 year olds that have gambled in the last week (as at November 2016)

75%

Percentage of 11-15 year olds that have seen gambling advertising on TV (as at November 2016)

0.4%

Percentage of 11-15 year olds that are defined as problem gamblers (as at November 2016)

21%

Percentage of boys that have gambled in the last week

11%

Percentage of girls that have gambled in the last week

This information is used alongside sales and other information to assess trends in illegal underage gambling.

If you require historical data you can contact us.

Young persons prevalence 2016Young persons activities 2016Young persons advertising 2016Young persons problem 2016
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Young people and gambling 2016

A research study among 11-15 year olds in England and Wales

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Young people and gambling 2016

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Young people and gambling 2016

Technical note

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