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Tourism visitor summary

For 2017/18, there were 2,922,039 international visitors nights in the Inner West Council area, accounting for 66.4% 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
Inner West Council area - 2010/11 to 2017/18Inner West Council areaAustralia
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2017/182,922,039790,301688,344266,461,394354,504,839197,040,609
2016/173,485,9171,010,524384,196261,669,727331,054,848185,108,710
2015/163,045,1841,034,237532,734242,670,703320,693,955186,515,053
2014/152,473,398918,518349,674230,622,343308,866,847174,384,386
2013/141,959,8341,052,255669,305213,008,744293,759,488170,410,401
2012/132,310,530514,601680,198211,529,406283,271,610167,512,468
2011/122,006,485699,518499,743196,181,328275,911,479168,449,439
2010/111,827,430564,099480,421187,733,204265,219,341156,205,682

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2017/18.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
Inner West Council area - 2010/11 to 2017/18Inner West Council areaAustralia
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2017/1866.418.015.632.643.324.1
2016/1771.420.77.933.642.623.8
2015/1666.022.411.632.442.824.9
2014/1566.124.59.332.343.324.4
2013/1453.228.618.231.543.425.2
2012/1365.914.719.431.942.825.3
2011/1262.621.815.630.643.126.3
2010/1163.619.616.730.843.525.6

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 Inner West Council area, Domestic Daytrips: 15.6% Inner West Council area, Domestic Visitor Nights: 18.0% Inner West Council area, International Visitor Nights: 66.4%
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: 688,344 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 790,301 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,922,039 nights Domestic Daytrips: 384,196 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,010,524 nights International Visitor Nights: 3,485,917 nights Domestic Daytrips: 532,734 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,034,237 nights International Visitor Nights: 3,045,184 nights Domestic Daytrips: 349,674 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 918,518 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,473,398 nights Domestic Daytrips: 669,305 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,052,255 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,959,834 nights Domestic Daytrips: 680,198 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 514,601 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,310,530 nights Domestic Daytrips: 499,743 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 699,518 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,006,485 nights Domestic Daytrips: 480,421 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 564,099 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,827,430 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2017/18.
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