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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 236,848 international visitors nights in Wollondilly Shire, accounting for 11.8% 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
Wollondilly Shire - 2008/09 to 2015/16Wollondilly ShireNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16236,848596,5771,180,71286,575,19391,739,47257,054,753
2014/15228,315533,304889,58379,453,00688,586,13352,053,725
2013/14120,772533,316939,31175,098,29385,878,65252,528,518
2012/13121,407522,909702,05170,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/12133,766421,488919,41766,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/11107,988379,146898,73266,132,97482,465,66550,103,881
2009/1068,532516,053877,52760,866,34877,080,94849,654,714
2008/09107,821369,785711,38160,609,59476,942,34844,789,704

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Wollondilly Shire - 2008/09 to 2015/16Wollondilly ShireNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1611.829.658.636.839.024.2
2014/1513.832.353.936.140.223.7
2013/147.633.559.035.240.224.6
2012/139.038.852.134.240.825.0
2011/129.128.662.332.940.626.5
2010/117.827.464.833.341.525.2
2009/104.735.360.032.441.126.5
2008/099.131.159.833.242.224.6

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Wollondilly Shire, Domestic Daytrips: 58.6% Wollondilly Shire, Domestic Visitor Nights: 29.6% Wollondilly Shire, International Visitor Nights: 11.8% 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: 1,180,712 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 596,577 nights International Visitor Nights: 236,848 nights Domestic Daytrips: 889,583 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 533,304 nights International Visitor Nights: 228,315 nights Domestic Daytrips: 939,311 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 533,316 nights International Visitor Nights: 120,772 nights Domestic Daytrips: 702,051 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 522,909 nights International Visitor Nights: 121,407 nights Domestic Daytrips: 919,417 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 421,488 nights International Visitor Nights: 133,766 nights Domestic Daytrips: 898,732 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 379,146 nights International Visitor Nights: 107,988 nights Domestic Daytrips: 877,527 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 516,053 nights International Visitor Nights: 68,532 nights Domestic Daytrips: 711,381 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 369,785 nights International Visitor Nights: 107,821 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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