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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 399,949 international visitors nights in the City of Ipswich, accounting for 16.7% 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
City of Ipswich - 2008/09 to 2015/16City of IpswichQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16399,9491,098,685902,49348,424,43577,910,50739,706,797
2014/15502,569976,624894,61546,977,19378,057,38634,891,261
2013/14270,629620,283758,00943,032,82374,946,85534,171,174
2012/13375,182599,808964,67344,840,73874,292,51938,428,301
2011/12463,054586,875749,12140,789,22874,139,11237,175,080
2010/11334,602954,524875,62039,548,40669,289,68634,686,803
2009/10222,776429,183927,89538,501,58569,526,13333,102,560
2008/09262,269545,0001,220,34239,518,31665,201,70630,414,529

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
City of Ipswich - 2008/09 to 2015/16City of IpswichQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1616.745.837.629.246.923.9
2014/1521.241.137.729.448.821.8
2013/1416.437.646.028.349.322.5
2012/1319.330.949.728.547.224.4
2011/1225.732.641.626.848.724.4
2010/1115.544.140.427.648.324.2
2009/1014.127.258.727.349.323.5
2008/0912.926.960.229.248.222.5

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 City of Ipswich, Domestic Daytrips: 37.6% City of Ipswich, Domestic Visitor Nights: 45.8% City of Ipswich, International Visitor Nights: 16.7% 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: 902,493 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,098,685 nights International Visitor Nights: 399,949 nights Domestic Daytrips: 894,615 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 976,624 nights International Visitor Nights: 502,569 nights Domestic Daytrips: 758,009 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 620,283 nights International Visitor Nights: 270,629 nights Domestic Daytrips: 964,673 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 599,808 nights International Visitor Nights: 375,182 nights Domestic Daytrips: 749,121 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 586,875 nights International Visitor Nights: 463,054 nights Domestic Daytrips: 875,620 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 954,524 nights International Visitor Nights: 334,602 nights Domestic Daytrips: 927,895 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 429,183 nights International Visitor Nights: 222,776 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,220,342 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 545,000 nights International Visitor Nights: 262,269 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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