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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 146,288 international visitors nights in Bathurst Regional Council area, accounting for 8.9% 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
Bathurst Regional Council area - 2008/09 to 2015/16Bathurst Regional Council areaNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/16146,2881,028,403462,59686,575,19391,739,47257,054,753
2014/1590,639787,038657,62379,453,00688,586,13352,053,725
2013/14100,874573,789743,87575,098,29385,878,65252,528,518
2012/13120,039797,181507,10870,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/12143,779570,026566,69966,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/1169,351505,190577,87466,132,97482,465,66550,103,881
2009/1069,495792,946610,50360,866,34877,080,94849,654,714
2008/0951,944702,833478,81360,609,59476,942,34844,789,704

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Bathurst Regional Council area - 2008/09 to 2015/16Bathurst Regional Council areaNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/168.962.828.336.839.024.2
2014/155.951.342.836.140.223.7
2013/147.140.452.435.240.224.6
2012/138.456.035.634.240.825.0
2011/1211.244.544.332.940.626.5
2010/116.043.850.133.341.525.2
2009/104.753.841.432.441.126.5
2008/094.257.038.833.242.224.6

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Bathurst Regional Council area, Domestic Daytrips: 28.3% Bathurst Regional Council area, Domestic Visitor Nights: 62.8% Bathurst Regional Council area, International Visitor Nights: 8.9% 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: 462,596 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,028,403 nights International Visitor Nights: 146,288 nights Domestic Daytrips: 657,623 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 787,038 nights International Visitor Nights: 90,639 nights Domestic Daytrips: 743,875 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 573,789 nights International Visitor Nights: 100,874 nights Domestic Daytrips: 507,108 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 797,181 nights International Visitor Nights: 120,039 nights Domestic Daytrips: 566,699 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 570,026 nights International Visitor Nights: 143,779 nights Domestic Daytrips: 577,874 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 505,190 nights International Visitor Nights: 69,351 nights Domestic Daytrips: 610,503 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 792,946 nights International Visitor Nights: 69,495 nights Domestic Daytrips: 478,813 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 702,833 nights International Visitor Nights: 51,944 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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