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Murchison Area

Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 157,835 international visitors nights in Murchison Area, 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
Murchison Area - 2008/09 to 2015/16Murchison AreaGreater Hobart
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16157,835777,037318,5201,700,6263,827,6181,276,634
2014/15134,466746,794180,1411,544,1283,527,0201,181,002
2013/1483,661680,013195,6491,448,6402,988,5301,210,769
2012/13219,697730,808170,9421,751,5643,595,9921,249,769
2011/1276,189608,442170,6841,556,3733,450,0051,230,828
2010/1168,208700,663171,2381,625,1022,737,6821,050,600
2009/1072,237754,844199,1111,401,8193,296,3321,060,615
2008/0997,966546,755201,7481,547,1083,042,4821,156,512

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Murchison Area - 2008/09 to 2015/16Murchison AreaGreater Hobart
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1612.662.025.425.056.218.8
2014/1512.770.417.024.756.418.9
2013/148.770.920.425.652.921.4
2012/1319.665.215.226.554.518.9
2011/128.971.120.025.055.319.7
2010/117.374.518.230.050.619.4
2009/107.073.619.424.357.218.4
2008/0911.664.623.826.952.920.1

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Greater Hobart, Domestic Daytrips: 18.8% Greater Hobart, Domestic Visitor Nights: 56.2% Greater Hobart, International Visitor Nights: 25.0% Murchison Area, Domestic Daytrips: 25.4% Murchison Area, Domestic Visitor Nights: 62.0% Murchison Area, International Visitor Nights: 12.6%
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: 318,520 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 777,037 nights International Visitor Nights: 157,835 nights Domestic Daytrips: 180,141 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 746,794 nights International Visitor Nights: 134,466 nights Domestic Daytrips: 195,649 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 680,013 nights International Visitor Nights: 83,661 nights Domestic Daytrips: 170,942 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 730,808 nights International Visitor Nights: 219,697 nights Domestic Daytrips: 170,684 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 608,442 nights International Visitor Nights: 76,189 nights Domestic Daytrips: 171,238 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 700,663 nights International Visitor Nights: 68,208 nights Domestic Daytrips: 199,111 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 754,844 nights International Visitor Nights: 72,237 nights Domestic Daytrips: 201,748 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 546,755 nights International Visitor Nights: 97,966 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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