Share of gamblers to increase their spends during COVID-19 in the UK, by region

COVID-19: Share of regular gamblers that increased their gambling spends during and post lockdown in the United Kingdom (UK), by region

Show detailed source information?
Register for free
Already a member?
Log in

Use Ask Statista Research Service

Release date

September 2020


United Kingdom

Survey time period

17-19 July and 15-16 August

Number of respondents

2,255 respondents

Age group

16 years and older

Special properties

All who played before AND during or since lockdown

Method of interview

Online omnibus survey

Supplementary notes

This question was phrased by the source as follows: "Thinking about all of the activities we've been talking about (scratchcards, bingo, betting, casino and slots games) that you played before and during or after the lockdown period, would you say your spending increased, decreased or stayed the same at these times in comparison to before?"

The source adds the following information: "In light of different timescales for easing of lockdown in England, Scotland and Wales, the question clarified this period as, ‘since non-essential shops re-opened in your area’. The post-lockdown period covered in the consumer survey does not exactly align with the monthly operator data. Also, when using the survey to compare post-lockdown data with data from before and during lockdown, it is important to note that the post-lockdown period covers a shorter time frame than the earlier periods."

Citation formats
Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $2,388 USD / Year
Basic Account
Get to know the platform

You only have access to basic statistics.
This statistic is not included in your account.

Starter Account
The ideal entry-level account for individual users
  • Instant access to 1m statistics
  • Download in XLS, PDF & PNG format
  • Detailed references
$199 USD / Month *
Professional Account
Full access

Business Solutions including all features.

* Prices do not include sales tax.

Statistics on " Coronavirus: impact on the UK economy "

Other statistics that may interest you Coronavirus: impact on the UK economy



Labor market


Leisure & hospitality




Retail & FMCG


Further related statistics

Statista Accounts: Access All Statistics. Starting from $2,388 USD / Year
Learn more about how Statista can support your business.