Spain’s Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego has recently released their report on the annual online player report. As per the findings, the median spend per player has increased by 4.1% up to €533 in 2020.
As per the reports, the spending equates to €44.46 per month or €10.26 per week and follows the latest announcement by DGOJ in March. The announcement was made that the Gross Gaming Revenue for the online gambling market took a significant height of 13.8% year-on-year in 2020.
The overall number of players gambling in an online market grew by 8.2% which is up to 1.4 million.
82.35 of the players gambling online were men which makes them the majority. The number of men gambling online took a hike of 1.2 million, compared to 261,812 women gambling online. The share of men compared to women in the online gambling industry was declining.
The majority of players were the youngest in the age group. Almost 406,667 players were in between 18-25 age span and 503,335 were in between 26-35 age span.
Among all age groups, players seemed to be interested in the online betting platforms and almost all the sectors in the industry saw a significant increase in the number of players in their arena.
However, the older player showcased significant growth. There has been a 14.1% increase in the number of players in the age span of 46-55 years up to 156,069 and a 12.3% increase in the players of 56-65 years old up to 61,706.
The age group of 36-45 are the ones responsible for the majority of spend with a median spend of €802 which is up to 0.8%. The players in the age group of 46-55 years old, spent a median of €783. Those in the age group of 26-35 have a median spend of €521.
There has been the largest increase in the number of players in the age group of 18-25 years, the reported increase was 8.4%, but still, the median spend remained the lowest by €233.
The majority of the deposits and withdrawal done by the players on the online gambling platform was via card. However, bank transfers are also noted to be a popular payment method for withdrawals.