Results of the International Visitor Survey: Year Ending December 2017
Release: 14 Mar 2018
IVS results show that international visitors increased 6% to 8.1 million; nights increased 5% to 265 million; and spend increased 6% to $41.3 billion.
Preliminary International Visitor Survey (IVS) results for year ending
March 2018 will be released on 19 July 2018, but will not include any data
relating to purpose of visit for the March quarter 2018. This is because
the quality of the main purpose of visit component of the passenger data
supplied to TRA by the Department of Home Affairs has been identified as a
Please note there are no issues with the survey collection.
Work is currently in progress to resolve these issues and it is likely that
a back cast of TRA data will be required. TRA will release revised
estimates once a solution has been implemented.