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SO4 Optimise returns to the National Lottery

National Lottery returns to good causes

The National Lottery generates funds for good causes. Our aim is to ensure that, subject to our other legal duties, these funds are maximised to the extent that is possible.

This data is based on information supplied by the licensee under its Licence requirements.

Total funds raised for good causes

Total funds raised for good causes.
Data definition 2019 to 2020 (£ millions) 2020 to 2021 (£ millions) 2021 to 2022 (£ millions) 2022 to 2023 (£ millions)
Total funds raised for good causes from National Lottery game sales, including unclaimed prizes and other financial adjustments £1,788 £1,831 £1,839 £1,791
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