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Table 1 Gambling revenues and profits

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  Gambling revenue1 Gambling profit2 Share of total revenue3 Revenue per capita (18+)4
1992 2005 1992 2005 1992 2005 1992 2005
$ millions (current) % $
Canada 2,734 12,984 1,680 7,101 1.9 5.5 128 513
Newfoundland and Labrador 80 205 42 109 2.3 5.2 189 496
Prince Edward Island 20 37 7 15 2.7 3.4 209 344
Nova Scotia 125 362 72 169 2.8 5.4 180 485
New Brunswick 117 211 49 117 2.7 3.5 209 351
Quebec 693 2,961 472 1,618 1.8 4.9 128 489
Ontario 853 4,745 529 2,016 1.9 6.0 106 485
Manitoba 153 556 105 318 2.5 5.9 186 623
Saskatchewan 62 490 39 311 1.1 5.6 86 653
Alberta 225 1,882 125 1,513 1.6 6.3 118 750
British Columbia 403 1,528 239 909 2.2 5.1 153 450
Yukon, Northwest Territories and Nunavut 5 8 1 6 0.3 0.3 82 111
1 Total revenue from wagers on government-controlled lotteries, casinos and VLTs, minus prizes and winnings.
2 Net income of provincal governments from total gambling revenue, less operating and other expenses (see Data sources and definitions ).
3 The 2005 share of total revenue calculation is based on 2005 gambling revenue and 2004 total provincial revenue. The 2005 provincial revenue will be available autumn 2007.
4 Persons 18 and over were selected as this is the legal age of gambling in most provinces.
Sources: National Accounts, Public Institutions (Financial management statistics) and post-censal population estimates.