China News Service, March 1. According to the Ministry of Finance website, on March 1, the Ministry of Finance released the national lottery sales situation in January 2024.

Data show that in January, a total of 57.564 billion yuan in lottery tickets were sold across the country, an increase of 24.341 billion yuan or 73.3% year-on-year.

Among them, the sales of welfare lottery institutions were 19.690 billion yuan, an increase of 8.849 billion yuan or 81.6% year-on-year; the sales of sports lottery institutions were 37.874 billion yuan, an increase of 15.492 billion yuan or 69.2% year-on-year.

Mainly due to the low base of the lottery during the same period last year and the launch of new instant lottery games.

Lottery sales by type

  In January, Lotto digital lottery sales were 16.584 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 71.3%; guess lottery sales were 23.243 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 50.4%; instant lottery sales were 14.058 billion yuan, a year-on-year increase of 122.8%; Keno lottery sales were 36.79 billion, a year-on-year increase of 107.5%.

In January, the sales volume of Lotto digital, guessing, instant, and Keno lottery tickets accounted for 28.8%, 40.4%, 24.4%, and 6.4% of the total lottery sales respectively. The sales of video lottery tickets were 110,000 yuan, an increase of 11% year-on-year. Ten thousand yuan.

Lottery sales by region

  In January, compared with the same period last year, lottery sales increased in all provinces across the country. Among them, Guangdong, Zhejiang, Jiangsu, and Shandong increased significantly, with year-on-year increases of 2.747 billion yuan, 1.926 billion yuan, 1.530 billion yuan, and 1.497 billion respectively. Yuan.

  The Ministry of Finance requires lottery agencies at all levels to closely track and analyze new situations and new issues, effectively strengthen lottery issuance and sales, and ensure the smooth operation of the market.

Financial departments at all levels should further strengthen lottery supervision, actively create a good external environment, maintain market order, and promote the sustainable and healthy development of the lottery industry.