Year ending June 2023

The National Visitor Survey (NVS) results provide statistics on how Australian residents travel in Australia. You can find national, state and territory results for the:

  • number of trips taken
  • nights spent on a trip
  • amount spent on a trip.

You can also read about the factors influencing travel in Australia.

Unless we say otherwise, we compared the summary results for:

  • the June quarter 2023 to the June quarter 2022
  • the year ending June 2023 to the year ending June 2022.


Annual snapshot

Year ending June 2023

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Overnight spend

$108.3 billion | Up 57%

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Overnight trips

111.4 million | Up 30%

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Nights on trip

404.7 million | Up 24%


Quarterly snapshot

June quarter 2023

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Overnight spend

$25.5 billion | Up 1%

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Overnight trips

27.8 million | Down 2%

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Nights on trip

94.9 million | Down 5%

Domestic trips and spend key results

June quarter 2023

Domestic tourism softened in the June quarter 2023. Compared to the June quarter 2022:

  • spend was up 1% or $192 million to $25.5 billion
  • domestic overnight trips were down 2% or 526,000
  • nights away were down 5% or 4.7 million.

Business spend continued to strengthen after a slower recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic. This was offset by weaker spend on travel for holiday and visiting friends and relatives purposes. Compared to the June quarter 2022 spend on:

  • business travel increased by 44% or $2.1 billion to $6.9 billion
  • holiday travel decreased by 9% or $1.3 billion to $12.7 billion
  • travel for visiting friends and relatives decreased by 8% or $416 million to $5.0 billion.

Year ending June 2023

Year ending June 2023 saw a strong recovery from the year ending June 2022 that was impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. In the year ending June 2023:

  • spend was up by 57% or $39.2 billion to $108.3 billion
  • overnight trips were up 30% or 25.6 million to 111.4 million
  • nights away were up 24% or 77.5 million to 404.7 million.

Compared to the year ending June 2019:

  • spend was up 40% or $30.8 billion
  • overnight trips were down 2% or 1.9 million
  • nights away were up 1% or 4.4 million.

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Explore overnight trips data

Interact with our data for domestic overnight trips for year ending June 2023. You can view the data by:

  • state or territory
  • capital city or region
  • interstate or intrastate trips
  • accommodation type
  • reason for travel.

Contact TRA

mail   tourism.research@tra.gov.au