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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 607,340 international visitors nights in the City of Rockingham, accounting for 33.7% 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 Rockingham - 2008/09 to 2015/16City of RockinghamWestern Australia
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16607,340319,549873,42827,664,93743,815,86619,373,075
2014/15489,513621,131777,27728,842,36337,127,12717,572,814
2013/14436,731414,288749,79127,405,38832,649,96515,391,818
2012/13391,827557,743642,85727,919,68429,598,11814,717,478
2011/12374,803383,765676,15125,703,95826,885,02414,154,159
2010/11348,915346,652647,86322,381,88624,758,30813,446,769
2009/10402,820192,099643,69321,768,48822,254,71712,342,787
2008/09386,802330,812486,34120,924,26725,956,84412,249,158

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Rockingham - 2008/09 to 2015/16City of RockinghamWestern Australia
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1633.717.748.530.448.221.3
2014/1525.932.941.234.544.421.0
2013/1427.325.946.836.343.320.4
2012/1324.635.040.438.741.020.4
2011/1226.126.747.138.540.321.2
2010/1126.025.848.236.940.922.2
2009/1032.515.552.038.639.521.9
2008/0932.127.540.435.443.920.7

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Rockingham, Domestic Daytrips: 48.5% City of Rockingham, Domestic Visitor Nights: 17.7% City of Rockingham, International Visitor Nights: 33.7% Western Australia, Domestic Daytrips: 21.3% Western Australia, Domestic Visitor Nights: 48.2% Western Australia, International Visitor Nights: 30.4%
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: 873,428 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 319,549 nights International Visitor Nights: 607,340 nights Domestic Daytrips: 777,277 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 621,131 nights International Visitor Nights: 489,513 nights Domestic Daytrips: 749,791 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 414,288 nights International Visitor Nights: 436,731 nights Domestic Daytrips: 642,857 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 557,743 nights International Visitor Nights: 391,827 nights Domestic Daytrips: 676,151 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 383,765 nights International Visitor Nights: 374,803 nights Domestic Daytrips: 647,863 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 346,652 nights International Visitor Nights: 348,915 nights Domestic Daytrips: 643,693 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 192,099 nights International Visitor Nights: 402,820 nights Domestic Daytrips: 486,341 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 330,812 nights International Visitor Nights: 386,802 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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