Number of betting shops in the UK 2009-2018, by operator

Number of betting shops in the United Kingdom from 2009 to 2018, by operator*

by David Lange, last edited Aug 9, 2019
Number of betting shops in the UK 2009-2018, by operator As of September 2018, the number there were a total of 8,406 betting shops in the United Kingdom (UK). Over the observation period, the betting company Betfred doubled the number of their premises, reaching 1,644 betting shops. Ladbrokes, on the other hand, experienced decline and as of 2018, operated 1,849 betting shops.
Gambling is is illegal for people below the age of 18.

   Gambling as well as the National Lottery in Great Britain are regulated by the Gambling Commission in partnership with the licensing authorities. Тhe legal gambling age is 18, however, according to a survey by the Gambling Commission, seven percent of 13-year old youths gambled on commercial premises within the week prior to the survey.

One third of people gamble once a week.

   In 2018, approximately 33 percent of people above the age of 16 who were surveyed on their gambling behavior advised that they had gambled once a week in the month prior to the survey. The gambling sector in Great Britain has continuously been growing since 2011. In 2018, the gross gambling yeld of the gambling industry in Great Britain amounted to approximately 2.25 billion British pounds.
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Number of betting shops in the United Kingdom from 2009 to 2018, by operator*

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