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RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region

Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 2,062,368 international visitors nights in the RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, accounting for 19.8% 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
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - 2008/09 to 2015/16RDA Wide Bay Burnett RegionRegional QLD
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/162,062,3685,908,4062,424,88824,444,90359,711,32724,637,373
2014/151,810,0456,293,3102,235,97123,949,45960,099,51322,644,464
2013/141,702,7645,475,2982,781,17822,667,62657,851,79021,927,755
2012/131,786,9735,831,8113,011,76523,293,82158,718,03125,712,274
2011/121,681,0236,142,6533,097,80622,089,94258,639,61323,909,973
2010/111,576,6555,201,3072,323,90421,405,16952,318,77021,763,922
2009/101,780,7575,788,6762,624,55922,460,88955,422,03321,456,147
2008/091,708,8556,846,0512,186,66723,147,99349,289,88919,425,580

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region - 2008/09 to 2015/16RDA Wide Bay Burnett RegionRegional QLD
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1619.856.823.322.554.922.6
2014/1517.560.921.622.456.321.2
2013/1417.155.027.922.156.521.4
2012/1316.854.928.321.654.523.9
2011/1215.456.228.421.156.022.8
2010/1117.357.125.522.454.822.8
2009/1017.556.825.722.655.821.6
2008/0915.963.720.425.253.721.1

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Domestic Daytrips: 23.3% RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, Domestic Visitor Nights: 56.8% RDA Wide Bay Burnett Region, International Visitor Nights: 19.8% Regional QLD, Domestic Daytrips: 22.6% Regional QLD, Domestic Visitor Nights: 54.9% Regional QLD, International Visitor Nights: 22.5%
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: 2,424,888 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 5,908,406 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,062,368 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,235,971 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 6,293,310 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,810,045 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,781,178 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 5,475,298 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,702,764 nights Domestic Daytrips: 3,011,765 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 5,831,811 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,786,973 nights Domestic Daytrips: 3,097,806 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 6,142,653 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,681,023 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,323,904 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 5,201,307 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,576,655 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,624,559 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 5,788,676 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,780,757 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,186,667 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 6,846,051 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,708,855 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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