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The Visitor Economy Facts and Figures (VEFF) is a monthly report which brings together data relevant to the visitor economy from a range of different sources. The report provides a quick and easy reference for the major factors affecting Australia’s visitor economy.

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Data results

The main data in this report are:

  • monthly, quarterly and annual data on the number of domestic and international visitors. It also captures their reasons for travel and their total spend in Australia
  • total value of the visitor economy by its components
  • trends and source countries of international visitors and students
  • supply metrics such as tourism jobs and aviation data. 

Data sources

Data is sourced from:

  • Tourism Research Australia (Austrade)
  • Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS)
  • Department of Education
  • Bureau of Infrastructure and Transport Research Economics (BITRE)
  • Department of Home Affairs.


Please note:

  • The VEFF data is updated on the same day that Tourism Research Australia’s monthly National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey are released
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