GITNUX MARKETDATA REPORT 2024

Problem Gambling Statistics: Market Report & Data

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"Approximately 2-3% of the United States population has some type of gambling issue."

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"In the UK, some 0.7% of the population are problem gamblers."

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"There may be as many as 590,000 problem gamblers in Great Britain."

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"Approximately 4-6% of high school students are addicted to gambling."

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"Almost 10 million Americans struggle with a gambling addiction."

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"Men are more likely to be problem gamblers than women."

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"Around 70% of problem gamblers have other problems, such as drug or alcohol abuse."

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"1 in 5 problem gamblers attempt suicide, which is about 20 times higher than in non-gamblers."

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"15 Percent of problem gamblers commit crimes to support their addiction."

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"About 75% of problem gamblers had an alcohol disorder."

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"Problem gambling doubles among 16-24 year olds in the UK in 3 years."

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"In Canada, about 1% of the adult population could be considered problem gamblers."

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"Problem gamblers in the UK lost £14.4bn in 2017."

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"40-50% of people with a gambling problem have experienced depression."

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"Asian-Americans have a higher prevalence of problem gambling than the general U.S. population."

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"Approximately 500,000 U.K. children, aged 11-16, spent their own money on gambling in the past week."

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"People in the 20-29 age bracket are most likely to gamble and to develop problem gambling."

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