Revenue Generation through the Sale of Lotteries over the years

The lottery might sound like a source of entertainment for some of the states but for Kerala, it is the backbone of its economy. Kerala Lotteries, the government-run lottery business that contributes to the state’s coffer always better its revenue collection than the previous years.


Year Revenue(in crores) Profit In crores
1967-68 00.20 00.14
1968-69 01.84 01.50
1969-70 02.43 01.50
1970-71 02.04 00.87
1971-72 01.52 00.51
1972-73 01.42 00.53
1973-74 01.41 00.59
1974-75 01.63 00.58
1975-76 01.54 00.59
1976-77 02.16 00.92
1977-78 02.75 01.30
1978-79 02.99 01.49
1979-80 02.54 01.06
1980-81 03.01 01.24
1981-82 04.30 01.32
1982-83 05.93 01.91
1983-84 08.88 03.18
1984-85 11.72 03.94
1985-86 12.57 04.45
1986-87 10.20 02.87
1987-88 33.38 05.38
1988-89 39.12 05.38
1989-90 41.62 06.54
1990-91 51.88 07.64
1991-92 54.48 06.39
1992-93 59.26 07.34
1993-94 65.01 08.51
1994-95 71.22 10.71
1995-96 93.27 11.83
1996-97 106.74 13.41
1997-98 105.32 12.25
1998-99 112.01 15.53
1999-2000 101.38 10.20
2000-01 134.16 13.44
2001-02 122.69 08.15
2002-03 131.69 13.40
2003-04 134.98 19.87
2004-05 156.60 30.02
2005-06 237.19 55.65
2006-07 236.26 36.36
2007-08 333.91 48.28
2008-09 484.76 104.2
2009-10 625.74 114.70
2010-11 557.69 92.02
2011-12 1287.08 394.87
2012-13 2778.80 681.76
2013-14 3793.72 788.42
2014-15 5445.43 1168.26
2015-16 6317.73 1461.16
2016-17 7394.91 1691.05
2017-18 8977.24 1695.04
2018-19 9264.55 1673.11
2019-20 9972.97 1763.69
2020-21 4911.52 472.70