Gambling participation in 2017: behaviour, awareness and attitudes

Topic Selected: Gambling

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An extract from the annual report.

Headline findings

45% Percentage of people who have participated in any form of gambling in the past four weeks (48% in year to December 2016)

31% Percentage of people who have participated in gambling in the past four weeks, excluding those who had only played the National Lottery draw (33% in year to December 2016)

18% Percentage of people who had gambled online in the past four weeks (17% in year to December 2016)

1% Percentage of people who had played on machines in a bookmakers in the past four weeks (1% in year to December 2016)

0.8% Proportion of respondents who were identified as problem gamblers (According to the full PGSI or DSM-IV screen)

3.9% Proportion of respondents who were identified as low or moderate-risk gamblers (According to the full PGSI or DSM-IV scr

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