State Tourism Satellite Account 2019–20

Gross State Product (GSP) and Gross Value Added (GVA) from tourism

Total tourism GVA for 2019–20 was $46.5 billion, down 17% on 2018–19.

Total tourism GSP fell a similar amount across the states and territories. This was down 18% to $50.4 billion. By comparison the Australian economy grew by 1.7% in 2019–20. As a result, tourism’s share of the national economy fell from 3.1% in 2018–19 to 2.5%. Similar to consumption, these falls in GVA and GSP were uneven across states and territories.

Tourism GVA and GSP by state, 2019–20
State GVA (billions) Change on 2018–19 GSP (billions) Change on 2018–19
NSW $14.0 -18% $15.2 -18%
Vic $11.1 -18% $12.0 -19%
Qld $10.5 -18% $11.4 -18%
SA $2.9 -13% $3.1 -13%
WA $5.0 -11% $5.4 -11%
Tas $1.4 -14% $1.5 -15%
NT $0.792 -26% $0.869 -25%
ACT $0.847 -27% $0.915 -27%
Total $46.5 -17% $50.4 -18%