Online Gambling Statistics in the UK


How many people use online gambling in the UK?

Based on the online gambling statistics for UK residents we have compiled so far, we saw that 12.1 million UK residents participate in online gambling. That’s 18% of the country’s population.

What percentage of gambling is online?

Considering that the UKGC estimates there are 22.1 million gamblers in the UK, and 12.1 million of them gamble online, that would put the share of online gambling in the UK at around 55%.

What percentage of the UK gambles?

According to the UKGC, almost an exact third (32.7%) of the country’s population gambles.

How much is the gambling industry worth in the UK?

As stated earlier in our online gambling statistics in the UK, the Gross Gambling Yield (GGY) of the UK gambling industry was about  £14.1 billion in 2020, including lotteries.