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Visitors and nights

In the 5 years up to 2018/19, there were an average of 291,686 international visitors to the NSROC Region. Average length stay for international visitors was 33.1 days, higher than the average for New South Wales.

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.

Data source

Tourism Research Australia – Survey data

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International visitors
NSROC Region - 2010/11 to 2018/19NSROC RegionNew South WalesNSROC Region as a % of New South Wales
YearVisitorsVisitor nights% Change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days)VisitorsVisitor nights% Change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days)VisitorsVisitor nights
5 year average291,6869,511,203--33.15,196,73089,727,472017.35.610.6
2018/19337,12610,846,709+1.332.25,799,60297,921,256+4.216.95.811.1
2017/18349,20610,712,032+11.630.75,753,48893,991,977+2.616.36.111.4
2016/17309,3159,597,313+9.531.05,312,13991,634,939+6.517.35.810.5
2015/16266,6268,764,494+14.832.94,769,08686,078,707+8.918.05.610.2
2014/15196,1577,635,466+9.338.94,349,33479,010,481+5.418.24.59.7
2013/14192,5036,986,189-0.236.34,145,06074,975,083+7.518.14.69.3
2012/13189,5296,997,100+16.036.93,893,37869,764,107+4.717.94.910.0
2011/12187,7766,031,227-2.632.13,675,33166,617,520+0.818.15.19.1
2010/11183,1226,191,753--33.83,821,12566,118,596017.34.89.4

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2018/19.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

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