A total of 39,360 awards have been made since the inception of the National Lottery, worth a total of nearly£6.5 billion.
But in terms of awards per head of population, the distribution of funding is heavily skewed towards the capital.
So far, London has received nearly 21% of lottery cash, while containing under 12% of the population. Regions which do worst in terms of lottery funding per head of population include the south-east, the east and the East Midlands.
RegionNumber of % of totalValue (£m) % of total % of population
Yorks & Humbs2,6436.94226.68.6
Source: Lottery Monitor/Department of Culture, Media and Sport
(Figures subject to rounding)