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Tourism Satellite Account
29/04/2016

See TRA's summary of the latest Tourism Satellite Account released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics.

TOURISM REGION PROFILES 2015

Just updated!

The Tourism Region Profiles cover 76 of Australia’s tourism regions and all states and territories.

NATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (NVS) RESULTS

NVS results show:

• nights increased 4% to 322 million

• overnight trips increased 7% to 87.1 million

• trip spend increased 6% to $57.9 billion.

INTERNATIONAL VISITOR SURVEY (IVS) RESULTS
02/03/2016

International visitors spent a record $36.6 billion in the year ending December 2015—18% or $5.5 billion more than the previous year. This is the highest percentage growth in total trip spend since 2001.

STATE OF THE INDUSTRY 2015

The Australian tourism industry continues to grow, with this financial year being one of records for the industry.

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Our data underpin government tourism policy and help improve the performance of the tourism industry for the benefit of the Australian community.

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Latest Media Releases

  • 2 SEPTEMBER 2015

    POSITIVE GROWTH LEADS TO RECORD INTERNATIONAL VISITORS AND SPEND

     

    Results from the latest International Visitor Survey were released by Tourism Research Australia today and show for the year ending June 2015: international visitor numbers increased 7% to a new high of 6.6 million visitors and international visitor spend grew by 10% to a record $33.4 billion—or $3.2 billion more than the previous year.        

    Download media release: 2 September 2015 (PDF 214 KB)


  • 21 JUNE 2015

    LEISURE TRAVEL CONTINUES TO DRIVE RECORD INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

     

    Results from the latest International Visitor Survey show that for the year ending December 2014 leisure travel dominated growth in visitors, with holiday arrivals increasing 8% to 2.9 million, and those visiting friends and relatives up 10% to 1.8 million.

    Download media release: 21 June 2015 (PDF 214 KB)


  • 9 May 2015

    STRONG INVESTOR APPETITE GROWS TOURISM INVESTMENT TO $53.7 BILLION


    Projects in Australia’s tourism investment pipeline grew by nine per cent (or $4.3 billion) to reach $53.7 billion in 2014 (on 2013). The number of projects increased from 139 to 168.

    Download media release: 9 May 2015 (PDF 304 KB)


View previous media releases


Tourism Satellite Account 2014-15
29/04/2016
The Australian Bureau of Statistics' Tourism Satellite Account (TSA) is recognised internationally as the benchmark for estimating the economic contribution of tourism in an economy. The Australian TSA is published each year, and provides measures of tourism gross domestic product (GDP), tourism gross value added (GVA), tourism trade, and employment in tourism.
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Travel by Australians December 2015 quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
16/03/2016
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2015.
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International Visitors in Australia: December 2015 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey
2/03/2016
This report contains results from the International Visitor Survey for the December quarter 2015
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Growing Cycling Tourism in Victoria
11/12/2015
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Travel by Australians September 2015 Quarterly results of the National Visitor Survey
16/12/2015
This report contains results from the National Visitor Survey for the September quarter 2015.
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State and Territory Tourism Forecasts 2015
4/12/2015
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International Visitors in Australia: September 2015 Quarterly Results of the International Visitor Survey
2/12/2015
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International visitors in Australia: June 2015 quarterly results of the international visitor survey
2/09/2015
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State of the Industry 2015
18/11/2015
The sixth edition of TRA’s State of the Industry report reviews the Australian tourism industry’s performance in 2014–15 across a range of key performance indicators.
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