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Sources

 

Love The Game Initiative

Statistical Sources

1.1 million adults who bet with bookies online are classified as at-risk or problem gamblers (Tables 2:1, 4:3 and 5:5)

https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/PDF/survey-data/Gambling-behaviour-in-Great-Britain-2016.pdf

https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/populationandmigration/populationestimates/bulletins/annualmidyearpopulationestimates/mid2017#main-points

95% of ad breaks during football matches feature gambling adverts

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/business-41693866

9 of 20 of Premier League and 17 of 24 Championship clubs have a gambling shirt sponsor 

https://www.theguardian.com/football/2018/jul/30/campaigners-concerned-championship-efl-clubs-sponsored-betting

55,000 11-16 year olds are problem gamblers (1.7%)

70,000 more 11-16 year olds are at risk of getting hooked to gambling (2.2%)

https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/news-action-and-statistics/Statistics-and-research/Levels-of-participation-and-problem-gambling/Young-persons-survey.aspx

 

450,000 11-16 year olds have gambled in the last week (p10)

34% of 11-16 year olds who follow gambling companies have spent their own money on gambling in the last 7 days  (p36)

39% of 11-16 year olds have gambled in the last year (p5)

12% of 11-16 year olds follow gambling companies on social media (p7)

https://www.gamblingcommission.gov.uk/PDF/survey-data/Young-People-and-Gambling-2018-Report.pdf

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