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Young People and Gambling

This report, published in November 2018, explores the gambling behaviours of young people aged between 11-16 years old in England, Scotland and Wales.  

The survey is conducted by Ipsos MORI on our behalf. 

Headline findings

14%

Percentage of 11-16 year olds that have gambled in the last week 

66%

Percentage of 11-16 year olds that have seen gambling advertising on TV 

1.7%

Percentage of 11-16 year olds that are defined as problem gamblers 

26%

Percentage of 11-16 year olds that have seen their parents gamble 

13%

Percentage of 11-16 year olds that have played online-gambling style games

12%

Percentage of 11-16 year olds that follow gambling companies on social media

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.

 

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Also see

Young people and gambling 2018

A research study among 11-16 year olds in England, Scotland and Wales

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Young people and gambling 2018

Statistics (Excel)

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Young people and gambling 2018

Technical note

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