For the first time, most Swedes with gambling addiction are women, according to a recent poll from the health authority.
And among the 45,000 people who have a rather serious problem that can be considered a passion for gambling, 64% were women.
It was only 18% in 2015.
A survey of 5,000 people revealed that the total number of problem gamers has fallen since the last analysis published in 2015.
But at the same time, there was a 50% increase in problem gamblers – the category in which
The number of women having problems with gambling has increased over the past 10 years, the Healthcare Agency said.
Ullam Romiddle, a report investigator, said that despite the overall decline, it was "worr" that serious problems are rising, "and that we see growth among women."
She said that in terms of health, the high proportion of female drug addicts with the most difficult problem is not the most important
"Our attention is wider than just gambling-related people" she said. "We are more interested in a larger group that is harmful … a combination of people with moderate risks and gambling problems."
This group contains more than 100,000 people – slightly less than 1.5% of the population of Sweden. Another 225,000 – slightly less than 3% of the population – have a certain risk of becoming problem gamblers.
Professor Anders Hakansson of the University of Lund, a gambling expert, told Radio Sweden that this could be one of the explanations for the growth of gambling in women.
"We have to consider the face of the gambling market very" Now women seeking treatment are more likely to report online casinos than men, "he said.
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The gambling industry has proposed a form of self-regulation, but Mr Shakarabi said on Wednesday that he "will not be enough."  "More needs to be done in order for those who are most vulnerable they were protected on the market, "he said.
In the United States, the gap between male and female players is narrowing, according to the National Council for Problematic Games, and women even exceed the number of men in the age group of 45-64. 19659023]