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Tourism visitor summary

For 2017/18, there were 647,385 international visitors nights in Coffs Harbour City, accounting for 15.3% 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.

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
Coffs Harbour City - 2010/11 to 2017/18Coffs Harbour CityNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2017/18647,3852,806,301766,58094,109,972101,583,48859,322,617
2016/17582,9842,232,710599,67292,293,84295,228,94856,038,734
2015/16598,8832,643,847811,28086,575,19390,198,85656,317,066
2014/15616,0242,416,792913,91179,453,62586,926,49252,248,102
2013/14552,2372,453,748583,75575,097,82184,924,84953,052,754
2012/13406,5212,437,929923,52270,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/12273,5262,403,7591,005,21166,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/11352,6622,225,512659,74466,132,99882,465,66550,103,881

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2017/18.

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

Visitor nights - Percentage
Coffs Harbour City - 2010/11 to 2017/18Coffs Harbour CityNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2017/1815.366.518.236.939.823.3
2016/1717.165.417.637.939.123.0
2015/1614.865.220.037.138.724.2
2014/1515.661.223.236.339.823.9
2013/1415.468.416.335.239.924.9
2012/1310.864.724.534.240.825.0
2011/127.465.327.332.940.626.5
2010/1110.968.720.433.341.525.2

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2017/18.

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

Breakup of visitor nights 2017/18
Breakup of visitor nights 2017/18 Coffs Harbour City, Domestic Daytrips: 18.2% Coffs Harbour City, Domestic Visitor Nights: 66.5% Coffs Harbour City, International Visitor Nights: 15.3% New South Wales, Domestic Daytrips: 23.3% New South Wales, Domestic Visitor Nights: 39.8% New South Wales, International Visitor Nights: 36.9%
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2017/18.
Time series - Tourism nights
Time series - Tourism nights Domestic Daytrips: 766,580 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,806,301 nights International Visitor Nights: 647,385 nights Domestic Daytrips: 599,672 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,232,710 nights International Visitor Nights: 582,984 nights Domestic Daytrips: 811,280 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,643,847 nights International Visitor Nights: 598,883 nights Domestic Daytrips: 913,911 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,416,792 nights International Visitor Nights: 616,024 nights Domestic Daytrips: 583,755 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,453,748 nights International Visitor Nights: 552,237 nights Domestic Daytrips: 923,522 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,437,929 nights International Visitor Nights: 406,521 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,005,211 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,403,759 nights International Visitor Nights: 273,526 nights Domestic Daytrips: 659,744 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,225,512 nights International Visitor Nights: 352,662 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2017/18.
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