Historical data

Sets of information that reflect particular points in time, or show trends over long periods. These provide useful context for some of the current statistics.

In this section

Venues operating when Gambling Act was commissioned

Datasets showing lists of societies, venues and numbers of machines in 2001 and 2003 – when the Responsible Gambling Bill was announced, and when it passed into law as the Gambling Act.

Venues and gaming machine numbers

Quarterly lists of venues and gaming machine numbers dating back to 2004.

Gaming machine numbers

Timeline graph showing how the overall numbers of gaming machines has steadily declined since June 1994.