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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 267,082 international visitors nights in the Gympie Regional Council, accounting for 11.3% 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
Gympie Regional Council - 2008/09 to 2015/16Gympie Regional CouncilQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16267,0821,461,156632,40448,424,43577,910,50739,706,797
2014/15173,379891,477617,04946,977,19378,057,38634,891,261
2013/14159,1721,045,425865,77143,032,82374,946,85534,171,174
2012/13180,6251,210,971683,59144,840,73874,292,51938,428,301
2011/12215,9471,206,267835,57340,789,22874,139,11237,175,080
2010/11193,7631,310,735--39,548,40669,289,68634,686,803
2009/10228,1161,044,432--38,501,58569,526,13333,102,560
2008/09155,4201,070,038--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Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Gympie Regional Council - 2008/09 to 2015/16Gympie Regional CouncilQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1611.361.926.829.246.923.9
2014/1510.353.036.729.448.821.8
2013/147.750.541.828.349.322.5
2012/138.758.432.928.547.224.4
2011/129.653.437.026.848.724.4
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Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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.

Breakup of visitor nights, 2015/16
Breakup of visitor nights, 2015/16 Gympie Regional Council, Domestic Daytrips: 26.8% Gympie Regional Council, Domestic Visitor Nights: 61.9% Gympie Regional Council, International Visitor Nights: 11.3% Queensland, Domestic Daytrips: 23.9% Queensland, Domestic Visitor Nights: 46.9% Queensland, International Visitor Nights: 29.2%
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: 632,404 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,461,156 nights International Visitor Nights: 267,082 nights Domestic Daytrips: 617,049 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 891,477 nights International Visitor Nights: 173,379 nights Domestic Daytrips: 865,771 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,045,425 nights International Visitor Nights: 159,172 nights Domestic Daytrips: 683,591 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,210,971 nights International Visitor Nights: 180,625 nights Domestic Daytrips: 835,573 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,206,267 nights International Visitor Nights: 215,947 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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