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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 3,647,244 international visitors nights in the City of Monash, accounting for 77.6% 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
City of Monash - 2008/09 to 2015/16City of MonashGreater Melbourne
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/163,647,244478,433572,72553,514,52929,787,11425,586,849
2014/152,980,552580,989485,60649,732,61328,608,94324,007,203
2013/142,859,305504,041357,80543,297,15927,078,16023,603,409
2012/133,175,919359,930578,06542,672,78925,862,76024,524,351
2011/122,292,455496,709--39,194,35324,129,94123,106,072
2010/113,654,065432,535--37,442,77823,494,89721,836,319
2009/103,077,498396,178--36,543,29122,913,49221,506,806
2008/092,798,587379,270--30,602,48223,960,11119,135,006

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Monash - 2008/09 to 2015/16City of MonashGreater Melbourne
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1677.610.212.249.127.423.5
2014/1573.614.412.048.628.023.5
2013/1476.813.59.646.128.825.1
2012/1377.28.714.145.927.826.4
2011/12------45.327.926.7
2010/11------45.228.426.4
2009/10------45.128.326.6
2008/09------41.532.526.0

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Monash, Domestic Daytrips: 12.2% City of Monash, Domestic Visitor Nights: 10.2% City of Monash, International Visitor Nights: 77.6% Greater Melbourne, Domestic Daytrips: 23.5% Greater Melbourne, Domestic Visitor Nights: 27.4% Greater Melbourne, International Visitor Nights: 49.1%
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: 572,725 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 478,433 nights International Visitor Nights: 3,647,244 nights Domestic Daytrips: 485,606 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 580,989 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,980,552 nights Domestic Daytrips: 357,805 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 504,041 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,859,305 nights Domestic Daytrips: 578,065 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 359,930 nights International Visitor Nights: 3,175,919 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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