Lottery Industry Statistics

The lottery industry generates billions of dollars in revenue annually, with millions of people participating in the hopes of winning life-changing jackpots.

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"Nearly 50% of adults in the U.S. played a state lottery game in 2018."

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"In 2018, US lottery sales reached $77.7 billion."

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"In 2019, Italy had the highest lottery sales among European countries, reaching €10.5 billion."

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"The U.S. state with the highest per capita lottery spending in 2016 was Massachusetts, at $767.80 per person."

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"In 2019, 58.7% of total worldwide lottery sales was made in the Asia Pacific region."

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"In 2016, there were a total of 224,000 lottery outlets in China."

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"In 2018, 45.6% of lottery sales were through instant tickets in the United States."

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"In 2021, 68% of Canadian adults reported participating in a lottery in the past year."

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"Lottery revenue contributed $30 billion to U.S public education funding in 2020."

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"Australia had a total of AU$4.69 billion in lottery sales in 2018."

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"In 2020, the country with the largest lottery prize was the United States, with a prize of $1.586 billion."

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"In the US, there are 45 jurisdictions that offer state-run lotteries."

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"In the UK, Camelot generated £7.91 billion in total National Lottery ticket sales in the fiscal year 2019-2020."

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"In 2020, the French lottery company FDJ reported a revenue of €1.9 billion."

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"The global lottery market was valued at $302.15 billion in 2019 and is estimated to reach $379.51 billion by 2027."

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