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Fraser Coast Regional Council

Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 596,601 international visitors nights in Fraser Coast Regional Council, accounting for 16.0% 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
Fraser Coast Regional Council - 2008/09 to 2015/16Fraser Coast Regional CouncilRegional QLD
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16596,6012,468,689666,50324,444,90359,711,32724,637,373
2014/15639,2582,445,682497,90723,949,45960,099,51322,644,464
2013/14486,2332,348,573641,19322,667,62657,851,79021,927,755
2012/13696,6601,978,238754,82123,293,82158,718,03125,712,274
2011/12519,1042,567,675998,59022,089,94258,639,61323,909,973
2010/11558,8691,813,162--21,405,16952,318,77021,763,922
2009/10792,2262,210,579615,83522,460,88955,422,03321,456,147
2008/09794,7183,077,452722,77323,147,99349,289,88919,425,580

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Fraser Coast Regional Council - 2008/09 to 2015/16Fraser Coast Regional CouncilRegional QLD
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1616.066.217.922.554.922.6
2014/1517.868.313.922.456.321.2
2013/1414.067.618.422.156.521.4
2012/1320.357.722.021.654.523.9
2011/1212.762.924.421.156.022.8
2010/11------22.454.822.8
2009/1021.961.117.022.655.821.6
2008/0917.367.015.725.253.721.1

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Regional QLD, Domestic Daytrips: 22.6% Regional QLD, Domestic Visitor Nights: 54.9% Regional QLD, International Visitor Nights: 22.5% Fraser Coast Regional Council, Domestic Daytrips: 17.9% Fraser Coast Regional Council, Domestic Visitor Nights: 66.2% Fraser Coast Regional Council, International Visitor Nights: 16.0%
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: 666,503 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,468,689 nights International Visitor Nights: 596,601 nights Domestic Daytrips: 497,907 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,445,682 nights International Visitor Nights: 639,258 nights Domestic Daytrips: 641,193 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,348,573 nights International Visitor Nights: 486,233 nights Domestic Daytrips: 754,821 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,978,238 nights International Visitor Nights: 696,660 nights Domestic Daytrips: 998,590 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,567,675 nights International Visitor Nights: 519,104 nights Domestic Daytrips: 615,835 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,210,579 nights International Visitor Nights: 792,226 nights Domestic Daytrips: 722,773 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 3,077,452 nights International Visitor Nights: 794,718 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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