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Cardinia Shire

Visitors and nights

In the 5 years up to 2017/18, there were an average of 571,476 domestic daytrip visitors to Cardinia Shire, representing 1.2% of the daytrip visitors to Victoria.

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

Domestic daytrip visitors
Cardinia Shire - 2010/11 to 2017/18Cardinia ShireVictoriaCardinia Shire as a % of Victoria
YearVisitors% change from previous yearVisitors% change from previous yearVisitors
5 year average571,476--46,934,202--1.2
2017/18698,663+20.252,479,564+8.11.3
2016/17581,301-9.148,553,856+3.21.2
2015/16639,579+22.447,028,546+7.51.4
2014/15522,400+25.843,765,052+2.11.2
2013/14415,435-12.942,843,991-2.21.0
2012/13476,930-30.643,813,363-0.51.1
2011/12687,372+15.444,054,400+8.71.6
2010/11595,692--40,520,111--1.5

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey 2017/18.

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.

Domestic daytrip visitors
Domestic daytrip visitors 2017/18, Cardinia Shire: 698,663 people 2016/17, Cardinia Shire: 581,301 people 2015/16, Cardinia Shire: 639,579 people 2014/15, Cardinia Shire: 522,400 people 2013/14, Cardinia Shire: 415,435 people 2012/13, Cardinia Shire: 476,930 people 2011/12, Cardinia Shire: 687,372 people 2010/11, Cardinia Shire: 595,692 people
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey 2017/18.
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