COVID-19 has had a large impact on international travel to Australia in the past year. Our data shows the effects of this on Australia’s tourism industry.
Note: As the results for the year ending June 2020 were a large deviation from pre-pandemic levels, the summary results are compared to the year ending June 2019 (pre-COVID-19).
Year ending June 2021 | $1.3 billion | Down 97.1%
Year ending June 2021 | 138,438 | Down 98.4%
Year ending June 2021 | 9.6 million | Down 96.5%
Key results for the year ending June 2021 include:
Australia’s top 5 international visitor markets saw large losses:
Total international and domestic tourism losses since the start of the pandemic (March 2020) reached $101.7 billion.
International tourism saw losses of $51.3 billion overall for March 2020 to June 2021. This was due to international border closures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic.
Over the same period, there were further losses of: