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Cradle Coast Region

Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 515,977 international visitors nights in the Cradle Coast Region, accounting for 12.6% of the total visitor nights.

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
Cradle Coast Region - 2008/09 to 2015/16Cradle Coast RegionTasmania
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16515,9772,390,2021,195,4593,385,89310,185,6235,579,431
2014/15458,7881,898,3551,154,7573,214,7419,681,7084,837,513
2013/14422,4322,149,7211,022,8072,673,4258,519,2304,599,512
2012/13441,3291,578,182938,1933,222,3198,742,6094,909,611
2011/12228,9581,546,4961,059,9072,804,2298,646,4784,886,998
2010/11315,4141,466,187851,7852,829,3967,585,6114,192,427
2009/10334,7401,823,594968,4732,524,5428,724,5564,603,566
2008/09277,1871,675,229924,5452,643,9578,256,7574,389,676

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Cradle Coast Region - 2008/09 to 2015/16Cradle Coast RegionTasmania
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1612.658.329.117.753.229.1
2014/1513.154.132.918.154.627.3
2013/1411.859.828.516.953.929.1
2012/1314.953.431.719.151.829.1
2011/128.154.537.417.252.929.9
2010/1112.055.732.319.451.928.7
2009/1010.758.331.015.955.029.0
2008/099.658.232.117.354.028.7

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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

Breakup of visitor nights, 2015/16
Breakup of visitor nights, 2015/16 Cradle Coast Region, Domestic Daytrips: 29.1% Cradle Coast Region, Domestic Visitor Nights: 58.3% Cradle Coast Region, International Visitor Nights: 12.6% Tasmania, Domestic Daytrips: 29.1% Tasmania, Domestic Visitor Nights: 53.2% Tasmania, International Visitor Nights: 17.7%
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
Time series - Tourism nights
Time series - Tourism nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,195,459 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,390,202 nights International Visitor Nights: 515,977 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,154,757 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,898,355 nights International Visitor Nights: 458,788 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,022,807 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,149,721 nights International Visitor Nights: 422,432 nights Domestic Daytrips: 938,193 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,578,182 nights International Visitor Nights: 441,329 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,059,907 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,546,496 nights International Visitor Nights: 228,958 nights Domestic Daytrips: 851,785 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,466,187 nights International Visitor Nights: 315,414 nights Domestic Daytrips: 968,473 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,823,594 nights International Visitor Nights: 334,740 nights Domestic Daytrips: 924,545 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,675,229 nights International Visitor Nights: 277,187 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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