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Young People and Gambling 2022

Gambling Commission report produced by Ipsos on young people and their gambling behaviour, attitudes and awareness in 2022.


The impact of gambling on schoolwork

The survey also explored the potential impact of gambling on schoolwork, homework or personal studies. Less than one in twenty young people who were actively involved in gambling felt that it made it hard for them to put effort into their work or study either sometimes, often or all of the time (3 percent).

There were no statistical differences by age or gender.

Figure 9: The impact of gambling on schoolwork

A horizontal stacked bar chart showing the impact that young people's gambling has on schoolwork. Data from the chart is provided within the following table.

Figure 9 information

GC_HARDEFF. Thinking about the last 12 months, how often, if at all, has your own gambling led to any of the following things? Base: All 11 to 16 year olds answering who have spent their own money gambling in the last 12 months 'Made it hard for you to put effort into your school work, homework or personal study' (722).

Figure 9: The impact of gambling on schoolwork
Impact Percentage who never Percentage who rarely Percentage who sometimes Percentage who often Percentage who all the time Percentage who don't know
Made it hard for you to put effort into your school work, homework or personal study 93% 1% 1% 1% 1% 3%
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