Datasets and statistics

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These datasets and statistical resources include information about gambling in various populations. They are available to the public for use and analysis.

National

Australian Gambling Statistics (AGS)

  • Provides comprehensive statistics about gambling in Australia, ranging back to 1984.
  • Information regarding turnover and expenditure is available for Australia overall as well as each state and territory.

The Productivity Commission

  • Data from the Productivity Commission's National Gambling survey conducted in 1999 is available via the Australian Data Archive.
  • Data for this study is available in two parts - Phase One consists of a brief questionnaire, while Phase Two consists of a more detailed questionnaire of a smaller sample.

Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)

  • Australia’s national statistics agency, ABS provides a range of statistical information, about economic, environmental and social issues to the public.
  • A number of gambling-related releases have been made through the ABS.

Australian Capital Territory

ACT Gambling and Racing Commission

  • Data is currently unavailable on their website, and may be made available upon request.

New South Wales

Office of Liquor, Gaming and Racing, NSW Government

  • Provides summary information regarding electronic gaming venues and racing across the state.
  • Gaming venue data in each local government area is available upon request for a fee.
  • Where the regulator determines that venues may be identifiable, their data is aggregated with a neighbouring local government area.

Northern Territory

Department of Business, Northern Territory Government

  • Data is currently unavailable on their website, and may be made available upon request.

Queensland

Office of Liquor and Gaming Regulation, Queensland Government

  • Provides monthly EGM data by statistical area and local government area, as well as information about gaming venues, (downloadable in PDF and MS Excel format).

South Australian

Consumer and Business Services, Government of South Australia

  • Offers a range of gaming venue data across South Australia, and its local government areas.
  • Quarterly and annual data is available from 2002 to the present financial year.

Tasmania

Department of Treasury and Finance, Tasmanian Government

Gaming machine player expenditure data, gambling products and venues across Tasmania are available through the Department of Treasury and Finance.

Victoria

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation (VCGLR)

  • Collects venue and Local Government Area (LGA) data in relation to gambling expenditure, venue location, along with information about classifications, licence, and nominee details

Western Australia

Department of Racing, Gaming and Liquor, Government of Western Australia

  • Data is currently unavailable on their website, and may be made available upon request.

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