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Visitors and nights

In the 5 years up to 2018/19, there were an average of 50,998 international visitors to the City of Boroondara. Average length stay for international visitors was 38.8 days, higher than the average for Greater Melbourne.

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

International visitors
City of Boroondara - 2010/11 to 2018/19City of BoroondaraGreater MelbourneCity of Boroondara as a % of Greater Melbourne
YearVisitorsVisitor nights % change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days) VisitorsVisitor nights% change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days)VisitorsVisitor nights
5 year average50,9981,978,026--38.82,884,70958,470,627--20.31.83.4
2018/1955,9852,226,444+17.339.83,275,00966,014,589+4.920.21.73.4
2017/1852,6511,898,402+8.436.13,146,39462,904,367+3.420.01.73.0
2016/1747,6731,750,787-5.636.72,914,06560,844,498+14.520.91.62.9
2015/1647,8351,854,484-14.138.82,697,51853,144,343+7.519.71.83.5
2014/1550,8472,160,014+85.242.52,380,00649,445,337+14.720.82.14.4
2013/1436,9121,166,356-15.331.62,159,93143,114,814+2.120.01.72.7
2012/1337,3811,377,517-13.736.91,919,28842,247,140+8.622.02.03.3
2011/1238,1851,596,660-5.541.81,808,50338,898,533+4.521.52.14.1
2010/1135,5691,688,781--47.51,747,41337,233,597--21.32.04.5

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2018/19.

Note: "--" represents unavailable data or data that has been suppressed due to a sample size of 40 or less. Suppressed figures are still used in the 5 year average calculations.

International visitors
International visitors 2018/19, City of Boroondara: 55,985 people 2017/18, City of Boroondara: 52,651 people 2016/17, City of Boroondara: 47,673 people 2015/16, City of Boroondara: 47,835 people 2014/15, City of Boroondara: 50,847 people 2013/14, City of Boroondara: 36,912 people 2012/13, City of Boroondara: 37,381 people 2011/12, City of Boroondara: 38,185 people 2010/11, City of Boroondara: 35,569 people
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2018/19.
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