Time series data for international visitors to Australia


Note: We have not updated the time series data to year ending June 2021. This is due to insufficient visitor numbers following COVID-19 restrictions on international travel.


The International Visitor Survey provides a rich source of tourism data that allows us to compare key metrics over time. International tourism trends are updated for each financial and calendar year.

See the data visualisation below for international visitors by state or territory:

  • by visitors, nights, or spend

International tourism trends

Time series data for year ending June 2010 to year ending June 2020

Visitors, nights, average stay and spend

by country of residence, main purpose of trip, and backpackers/non backpackers


Visitors, nights and average stay

by capital/other, state and total Australia


Visitors, nights and average stay by international visitors

by main purpose of trip, and accommodation