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1146.0 - Directory of Service Industries Statistics, 2002  
Latest ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 22/02/2002   
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Gambling Industries, Australia (cat. no. 8684.0)


The lottery survey was conducted as part of the gambling industry surveys. The changing structure of the gambling industries in Australia has meant that users require more regular statistics to measure gambling activity over time.


The collection included businesses classified to the Australian and New Zealand Standard Industrial Classification (ANZSIC) Class 9321 Lotteries; consisting of businesses/organisations mainly engaged in operating lotteries or selling lottery tickets.


The lotteries data is presented in two statistical views, namely an industry view and an activity view. The industry view contains estimates for businesses classified to ANZSIC class 9321 Lotteries. The activity view is part of total gambling activity i.e. businesses undertaking gambling services regardless of their industry.

The publication contains the following tables at the Australia level by industry:

  • sources of income
  • items of expenditure
  • characteristics of employment
  • main occupation of persons employed
  • selected statistics by employment size groupings
  • selected performance ratios for the lotteries and casinos industries

Tables of activity data include:
  • net and gross takings from gambling by type of gambling and location
  • number of poker/gaming machines by industry of location and by state
  • number of poker/gaming machines by industry of location and by state
  • an income breakdown of the various types of gambling


New South Wales
South Australia
Western Australia
Northern Territory


The lotteries industry survey is conducted three yearly as part of the gambling industry survey.


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