About TRA

Tourism Research Australia provides statistics and research to assist the government, the visitor economy and Australian businesses.

Tourism Research Australia (TRA) is a branch within Austrade. We are Australia's leading provider of quality tourism intelligence across both international and domestic markets. We equip industry with information to strengthen their marketing and business decisions.

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

Our team of research analysts, forecasters, economists and communication professionals are committed to producing robust tourism research and analysis, which includes:

  • results from the International Visitor Survey and National Visitor Survey
  • State of the Industry report, which assesses the current performance of the tourism industry and the emerging trends that will affect the industry
  • key information about travellers, including demographics; expenditure; places visited; activities; accommodation; and transportation
  • biannual forecasts of tourism activity for the next ten years
  • tourism business and employment data
  • economic impact data
  • regional expenditure data
  • customised research at a regional level (the Destination Research program).

There's a range of free data and research publications here on our website.

If you have a complex request, contact Statsline on tourism.research@tra.gov.au. Our research analysts will customise data to meet your needs.