Aboriginal Victorians make up about one per cent of the state’s population.*
Gambling participation and problem gambling** prevalence within the Aboriginal population did not change significantly between 2014 and 2008.
In the past 12 months, a higher proportion of Victoria’s Aboriginal population (76.34 per cent) gambled compared to the non-Aboriginal population (70.06 per cent). Also, higher proportion of the Aboriginal population (8.71 per cent) developed a gambling problem compared to the non-Aboriginal population (0.72 per cent).
2015, Fact sheet 10: Gambling and minority groups, Study of gambling and health in Victoria: findings from the Victorian Prevalence Study 2014,