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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 579,406 international visitors nights in Gosford City, accounting for 11.6% 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
Gosford City - 2008/09 to 2015/16Gosford CityNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16579,4062,234,4922,184,24486,575,19391,739,47257,054,753
2014/15570,9982,328,6281,990,94979,453,00688,586,13352,053,725
2013/14492,9812,173,0312,017,17675,098,29385,878,65252,528,518
2012/13317,2032,858,6042,034,20870,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/12433,6032,026,1991,986,48766,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/11329,2442,270,7922,119,32366,132,97482,465,66550,103,881
2009/10359,0541,812,6441,991,55360,866,34877,080,94849,654,714
2008/09445,0942,001,5131,666,10260,609,59476,942,34844,789,704

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Gosford City - 2008/09 to 2015/16Gosford CityNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1611.644.743.736.839.024.2
2014/1511.747.640.736.140.223.7
2013/1410.546.443.135.240.224.6
2012/136.154.939.034.240.825.0
2011/129.845.644.732.940.626.5
2010/117.048.144.933.341.525.2
2009/108.643.547.832.441.126.5
2008/0910.848.740.533.242.224.6

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Gosford City, Domestic Daytrips: 43.7% Gosford City, Domestic Visitor Nights: 44.7% Gosford City, International Visitor Nights: 11.6% New South Wales, Domestic Daytrips: 24.2% New South Wales, Domestic Visitor Nights: 39.0% New South Wales, International Visitor Nights: 36.8%
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: 2,184,244 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,234,492 nights International Visitor Nights: 579,406 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,990,949 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,328,628 nights International Visitor Nights: 570,998 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,017,176 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,173,031 nights International Visitor Nights: 492,981 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,034,208 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,858,604 nights International Visitor Nights: 317,203 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,986,487 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,026,199 nights International Visitor Nights: 433,603 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,119,323 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,270,792 nights International Visitor Nights: 329,244 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,991,553 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,812,644 nights International Visitor Nights: 359,054 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,666,102 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,001,513 nights International Visitor Nights: 445,094 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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