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Tourism visitor summary

For 2015/16, there were 2,037,876 international visitors nights in the Bayside Council area, accounting for 63.2% 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
Bayside Council area - 2008/09 to 2015/16Bayside Council areaNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2015/162,037,876531,389654,73486,575,19391,739,47257,054,753
2014/151,462,011520,907635,88379,453,00688,586,13352,053,725
2013/141,264,628330,472726,70475,098,29385,878,65252,528,518
2012/131,411,299221,290488,92670,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/12938,473463,355507,33166,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/111,202,267258,760495,88966,132,97482,465,66550,103,881
2009/10864,881316,741562,75560,866,34877,080,94849,654,714
2008/09782,277396,927394,04060,609,59476,942,34844,789,704

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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
Bayside Council area - 2008/09 to 2015/16Bayside Council areaNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2015/1663.216.520.336.839.024.2
2014/1555.819.924.336.140.223.7
2013/1454.514.231.335.240.224.6
2012/1366.510.423.034.240.825.0
2011/1249.224.326.632.940.626.5
2010/1161.413.225.333.341.525.2
2009/1049.618.232.332.441.126.5
2008/0949.725.225.033.242.224.6

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.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 Bayside Council area, Domestic Daytrips: 20.3% Bayside Council area, Domestic Visitor Nights: 16.5% Bayside Council area, International Visitor Nights: 63.2% 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: 654,734 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 531,389 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,037,876 nights Domestic Daytrips: 635,883 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 520,907 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,462,011 nights Domestic Daytrips: 726,704 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 330,472 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,264,628 nights Domestic Daytrips: 488,926 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 221,290 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,411,299 nights Domestic Daytrips: 507,331 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 463,355 nights International Visitor Nights: 938,473 nights Domestic Daytrips: 495,889 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 258,760 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,202,267 nights Domestic Daytrips: 562,755 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 316,741 nights International Visitor Nights: 864,881 nights Domestic Daytrips: 394,040 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 396,927 nights International Visitor Nights: 782,277 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016.
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