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Tourism visitor summary

For 2016/17, there were 513,409 international visitors nights in the Armidale Regional Council.

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.

Please note - the 2016/17 surveys use 2016 Census based SA2s and are not normally available at LGA level. .id have combined SA2s to form a best fit to LGA boundaries using a slightly different methodology to previous surveys, so users may notice some small differences between numbers here and those in the previous version of this table, for the earlier years. This difference is expected to be within the parameters of sample size variability.

Tourism Research Australia – Survey data

Visitor nights - Numbers
Armidale Regional Council - 2012/13 to 2016/17Armidale Regional CouncilNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2016/17513,409846,610--92,293,84295,228,94856,038,734
2015/16182,844622,878--86,575,19390,198,85656,317,066
2014/15131,912656,862--79,453,62586,926,49252,248,102
2013/14272,775558,021--75,097,82184,924,84953,052,754
2012/13290,294584,115--70,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/12145,476610,723--66,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/11226,145641,787300,86766,132,99882,465,66550,103,881
2009/10227,579679,434280,97360,866,34877,083,49749,654,714

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016/17.

Note: "--" represents unavailable data or data that has been suppressed due to a sample size of 40 or less.

Visitor nights - Percentage
Armidale Regional Council - 2012/13 to 2016/17Armidale Regional CouncilNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2016/17------37.939.123.0
2015/16------37.138.724.2
2014/15------36.339.823.9
2013/14------35.239.924.9
2012/13------34.240.825.0
2011/12------32.940.626.5
2010/1119.354.925.733.341.525.2
2009/1019.257.223.732.441.126.5

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016/17.

Note: "--" represents unavailable data or data that has been suppressed due to a sample size of 40 or less.

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