Gambling statistics

This section provides links to useful gambling related statistics and data sets.

Gambling expenditure statistics

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation publishes data on gambling expenditure for electronic gaming machines for each local government area in Victoria.

The commission also provides information on electronic gaming machine gambling expenditure by venue and in relation to population density within local government areas.

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Gaming machine expenditure by venue - last two financial years

Gaming machine expenditure by local government area - current half-year monthly

Gaming machine expenditure spreadsheet - navigate to the expanding headings at the bottom of the page to view the spreadsheet.

Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulations 2014- 2015 Annual report

Gambling indicators for local areas

Last updated in July 2016, this is the latest data series compiled by Greater Dandenong Council. It uses Victorian Commission for Gamblng and Liquor Regulation data to provide easy to use snapshots of expenditure (losses) in local government areas. It allows simple click comparisons between local government areas of losses, losses per adult and losses per day. Losses by venue going back to 2012-13 are also available.

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Gambling indicators for local areas

Interactive map of Victoria's liquor licenses

Published by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation, this map provides information on the liquor license number, category, premises name and address. The filter function on the map allows you to see venues with dual gambling and liquor licenses.

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Interactive map of Victoria's liquor licenses

Australian Gambling Statistics

Official statistical compilation of expenditure and turnover in gambling in Australia and by state and territory. Available in pdf format and with spreadsheets. Note that the figures for Victoria will not always coincide exactly with the figures from the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation above. Since the commission updates more regularly, the foundation recommends their figures for Victoria should be given preference.

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Australian Gambling Statistics home page

Australian Racing Fact Book

The 2014-15 edition of the Australian Racing Fact Book was published by the Australian Racing Board in March 2016.

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Australian Racing Factbook 2014-2015 and past editions

Database on Australia's gambling industries

This database is published and maintained by the Australasian Gaming Council. It includes international statistics and analysis covering a wide range of economic, social and community issues about gambling.

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Australasian Gaming Council

Database on Australia's Gambling Industries 2013-2014

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