The National Visitor Survey provides a rich source of tourism data that allows us to compare key metrics over time.

The latest NVS time series data published on the TRA website is to June 2021. The time series will be updated next when the impact of the move to 100% mobile phone interviewing has been fully assessed and effects on travel behaviour from COVID-19 stabilise.

Domestic overnight tourism trends

See the data visualisation below for domestic overnight visitors by purpose (holiday, VFR, business, other):

  • by visitors, nights, or spend for total Australia, or state

Domestic day tourism trends

See the data visualisation below for domestic day visitors by purpose (holiday, VFR, business, other):

  • by visitors, nights, or spend for total Australia, or state

Latest time series data for the National Visitor Survey (NVS)

Type Title Description Size Date
Day trips in Australia by residents By purpose of trip and by destination state or region 177KB 27/09/2022
Overnight trips in Australia by residents By stopover purpose of visit and by destination state or region 329KB 27/09/2022
Overnight trips in Australia by residents By accommodation type and by capital city / rest of state 225KB 27/09/2022
Australian residents outbound trips By destination country and by purpose of trip 268KB 22/12/2021
Overnight trips, Nights, Daytrips and Spend in Australia by residents By destination state or region for year ending June 2007 to year ending June 2021 107KB 27/09/2022