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Statistics and research

Releases of official statistics and research from the Gambling Commission.

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Gambling Survey for Great Britain

The Gambling Survey for Great Britain (GSGB) collects our official statistics on gambling behaviour in Great Britain. The GSGB provides robust evidence on gambling behaviours and attitudes from across the country with insights on why people gamble, gambling participation and the impact gambling can have.

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Recently released statistics and research

Statistics on gambling participation – Year 1 (2023), wave 2: Official statistics

Released: 27 June 2024

Findings from the Gambling Survey for Great Britain: Statistics on gambling participation

Collection: Consumer gambling behaviour > Gambling Survey for Great Britain

View the statistics about statistics on gambling participation – year 1 (2023), wave 2: official statistics

Funds raised for good causes Q4 2023 to 24: Official statistics

Released: 7 May 2024

Income from game sales by quarter and versus last year. Represents Quarter 4 2023 to 2024.

Collection: The gambling market > National Lottery Distribution Fund

View the statistics about funds raised for good causes q4 2023 to 24: official statistics

Open banking data modelling of gambling spend thresholds - Technical report

Released: 1 May 2024

This publication sets out the results of an analysis of a sample of open banking data, to understand the distribution of gambling spend.

Collection: Consumer gambling behaviour > Understanding consumer journeys

View the statistics about open banking data modelling of gambling spend thresholds - technical report

Exploring gambler attitudes towards Financial Vulnerability and Financial Risk Check proposals

Released: 1 May 2024

The Gambling Commission’s research into the attitudes and opinions of online gamblers regarding the proposals for financial vulnerability and financial risk checks.

Collection: Consumer gambling behaviour > Behaviour, awareness and attitudes

View the statistics about exploring gambler attitudes towards financial vulnerability and financial risk check proposals

Gambling business data on gambling to March 2024 (published April 2024)

Released: 30 April 2024

A collection of data provided by gambling businesses during and following the coronavirus pandemic.

Collection: The gambling market > Market impact of Covid 19

View the statistics about gambling business data on gambling to march 2024 (published april 2024)

The gambling market in Great Britain

What is the value of the gambling market in Great Britain?

£15.1 billion

Period covered: April 2022 to March 2023
Released: November 2023

View more industry statistics about the gambling market in great britain

Participation in gambling

How many adults gambled in the last 4 weeks?

48 percent

Period covered: November 2023 to February 2024
Released: June 2024

View more participation statistics about participation in gambling

Children, young people and gambling

How many young people spent their own money on gambling in the past 12 months?

26 percent

Period covered: February 2023 to July 2023
Released: November 2023

View more young people statistics about children, young people and gambling

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