The internet is an integral part of modern life but may become addictive. Moreover, gambling opportunities are very widely available in our society. They can also become addictive with serious consequences from the social point of view. These two issues constitute addictions that are non-product linked.
Indicators for the internet and gambling are defined in the national strategy "Addiction". They describe the situation in Switzerland in regard to the prevalence and the persons under treatment.
Data are presented as interactive graphics, and links refer to the original and more detailed data sources. Only headline-indicators are available in English. For all other indicators please visit the corresponding pages in German, French or Italian