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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were international visitors nights in the Balonne Shire.

Tourism is an important part of the economy. Tourism Research Australia (TRA) run annual visitor surveys to measure the size and composition of the tourism market in each area, and this data is presented here. Tourism may include overseas visitors in the country for a holiday, business or education, Australian visitors staying overnight, or local day trippers visiting the area. These different types of tourists will utilize different services within the economy, so understanding the different tourism markets is important for Local Government and businesses.

Tourism Research Australia – Survey data

Visitor nights - Numbers
Balonne Shire - 2008/09 to 2015/16Balonne ShireQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16------48,424,43577,910,50739,706,797
2014/15------46,977,19378,057,38634,891,261
2013/14------43,032,82374,946,85534,171,174
2012/13------44,840,73874,292,51938,428,301
2011/12------40,789,22874,139,11237,175,080
2010/11------39,548,40669,289,68634,686,803
2009/10------38,501,58569,526,13333,102,560
2008/09------39,518,31665,201,70630,414,529

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.

Note: "--" represents unavailable data or data that has been suppressed due to a sample size of 40 or less.

Visitor nights - Percentage
Balonne Shire - 2008/09 to 2015/16Balonne ShireQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/16------29.246.923.9
2014/15------29.448.821.8
2013/14------28.349.322.5
2012/13------28.547.224.4
2011/12------26.848.724.4
2010/11------27.648.324.2
2009/10------27.349.323.5
2008/09------29.248.222.5

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.

Note: "--" represents unavailable data or data that has been suppressed due to a sample size of 40 or less.

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