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Tourism visitor summary

For 2018/19, there were 1,543,293 international visitors nights in the Hornsby Shire, accounting for 52.4% 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
Hornsby Shire - 2010/11 to 2018/19Hornsby ShireNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2018/191,543,293558,318844,18597,921,257114,126,61268,235,949
2017/181,480,436495,659628,45893,991,977103,048,26260,533,017
2016/171,542,900585,660685,94891,634,94095,213,95356,135,447
2015/16868,774416,621763,08186,078,70990,198,85656,253,629
2014/15967,879599,985515,86979,010,48286,926,49252,248,102
2013/141,149,911795,365650,23374,975,08484,924,84953,052,754
2012/13793,401427,805631,38669,764,10883,735,57451,344,671
2011/12559,811556,284644,66566,617,52182,316,35853,656,342
2010/11826,131660,799533,48866,118,59682,465,66550,103,881

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.

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

Visitor nights - Percentage
Hornsby Shire - 2010/11 to 2018/19Hornsby ShireNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2018/1952.419.028.734.940.724.3
2017/1856.819.024.136.540.023.5
2016/1754.820.824.437.739.223.1
2015/1642.420.337.337.038.824.2
2014/1546.428.824.836.239.823.9
2013/1444.330.625.135.239.924.9
2012/1342.823.134.134.140.925.1
2011/1231.831.636.632.940.626.5
2010/1140.932.726.433.341.525.2

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.

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

Breakup of visitor nights 2018/19
Breakup of visitor nights 2018/19 Hornsby Shire, Domestic Daytrips: 28.7% Hornsby Shire, Domestic Visitor Nights: 19.0% Hornsby Shire, International Visitor Nights: 52.4% New South Wales, Domestic Daytrips: 24.3% New South Wales, Domestic Visitor Nights: 40.7% New South Wales, International Visitor Nights: 34.9%
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.
Time series - Tourism nights
Time series - Tourism nights Domestic Daytrips: 844,185 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 558,318 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,543,293 nights Domestic Daytrips: 628,458 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 495,659 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,480,436 nights Domestic Daytrips: 685,948 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 585,660 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,542,900 nights Domestic Daytrips: 763,081 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 416,621 nights International Visitor Nights: 868,774 nights Domestic Daytrips: 515,869 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 599,985 nights International Visitor Nights: 967,879 nights Domestic Daytrips: 650,233 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 795,365 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,149,911 nights Domestic Daytrips: 631,386 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 427,805 nights International Visitor Nights: 793,401 nights Domestic Daytrips: 644,665 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 556,284 nights International Visitor Nights: 559,811 nights Domestic Daytrips: 533,488 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 660,799 nights International Visitor Nights: 826,131 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.
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