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Table 4 Reala EGM user losses, losses per EGM user, estimate for losses per problem or moderate risk gambler, and user loss per NT adult, 2005 and 2015

From: Evaluating changes in electronic gambling machine policy on user losses in an Australian jurisdiction

  Real
2005 2015 % Change
EGM user losses ($) $165,618,368 $164,682,559 −0.6
NT adult population (N) 138,225 176,916 28.0
User loss per NT adult ($)c $1078 $838 −22.3
User loss per NT adult ($)d $959 $745 −22.3
User loss per NT adult ($)e $839 $652 −22.3
EGM population (N) 37,307 40,571 8.7
User loss per EGM gambler ($)c $3995 $3653 −8.6
User loss per EGM gambler ($)d $3551 $3247 −8.6
User loss per EGM gambler ($)e $3108 $2841 −8.6
EGM problem/moderate risk gamblers (N) 4492 4268 −5.0
User loss per EGM PG/MRb gambler ($)c,f $13,272 $13,891 4.7
User loss per EGM PG/MR gambler ($)c,g $18,249 $19,100 4.7
User loss per EGM PG/MR¥ gambler ($)d,f $11,797 $12,347 4.7
User loss per EGM PG/MR gambler ($)d,g $16,221 $16,978 4.7
User loss per EGM PG/MR gambler ($)e,f $10,323 $10,804 4.7
User loss per EGM PG/MR gambler ($)e,g $14,194 $14,855 4.7
EGM problem gamblers (N) 1500 1111 −25.9
User loss per EGM problem gambler ($)c,f $39,748 $53,362 34.3
User loss per EGM problem gambler ($)d,f $35,332 $47,433 34.3
User loss per EGM problem gambler ($)e,f $30,915 $41,504 34.3
  1. a Darwin All groups Consumer Price Index 2015 dollars [28]
  2. b PG/MR = problem/moderate risk gambler
  3. c Assumes 10% of EGM user losses from non-NT residents
  4. d Assumes 20% of EGM user losses from non-NT residents
  5. e Assumes 30% of EGM user losses from non-NT residents
  6. f Assumes 40% of EGM user losses from problem(/moderate) gamblers (Source: 2)
  7. g Assumes 55% of EGM user losses from problem/moderate risk gamblers (from 2005 NT Gambling Prevalence Survey EGM expenditure data)
  8. Sources: 2005 NT Gambling Prevalence Survey; 2015 NT Gambling Prevalence and Wellbeing Survey; NT Government EGM data