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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 534,081 international visitors nights in Penrith City, accounting for 23.6% 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
Penrith City - 2008/09 to 2015/16Penrith CityNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16534,081731,537999,05486,575,19391,739,47257,054,753
2014/15422,957480,0701,207,20179,453,00688,586,13352,053,725
2013/14356,609985,1831,012,76675,098,29385,878,65252,528,518
2012/13290,456439,578938,30170,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/12217,517458,506999,34466,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/11258,782426,8811,030,89666,132,97482,465,66550,103,881
2009/10188,837436,045942,74960,866,34877,080,94849,654,714
2008/09456,736525,178718,75660,609,59476,942,34844,789,704

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Penrith City - 2008/09 to 2015/16Penrith CityNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1623.632.344.136.839.024.2
2014/1520.022.757.236.140.223.7
2013/1415.141.843.035.240.224.6
2012/1317.426.356.234.240.825.0
2011/1213.027.459.632.940.626.5
2010/1115.124.960.133.341.525.2
2009/1012.027.860.132.441.126.5
2008/0926.930.942.333.242.224.6

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Penrith City, Domestic Daytrips: 44.1% Penrith City, Domestic Visitor Nights: 32.3% Penrith City, International Visitor Nights: 23.6% 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: 999,054 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 731,537 nights International Visitor Nights: 534,081 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,207,201 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 480,070 nights International Visitor Nights: 422,957 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,012,766 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 985,183 nights International Visitor Nights: 356,609 nights Domestic Daytrips: 938,301 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 439,578 nights International Visitor Nights: 290,456 nights Domestic Daytrips: 999,344 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 458,506 nights International Visitor Nights: 217,517 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,030,896 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 426,881 nights International Visitor Nights: 258,782 nights Domestic Daytrips: 942,749 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 436,045 nights International Visitor Nights: 188,837 nights Domestic Daytrips: 718,756 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 525,178 nights International Visitor Nights: 456,736 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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