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Tourism visitor summary

For 2016/17, there were 4,011,487 international visitors nights in the City of Parramatta, accounting for 68.7% 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
City of Parramatta - 2012/13 to 2016/17City of ParramattaNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2016/174,011,4871,072,177754,69592,293,84295,228,94856,038,734
2015/162,948,964982,956716,31786,575,19390,198,85656,317,066
2014/153,037,958880,262727,31179,453,62586,926,49252,248,102
2013/142,745,552894,292888,11775,097,82184,924,84953,052,754
2012/132,266,096805,306909,30670,063,40283,735,57451,344,671
2011/122,036,051681,783886,60766,573,73882,316,35853,656,342
2010/112,772,998653,004789,02366,132,99882,465,66550,103,881
2009/102,137,629692,854501,02760,866,34877,083,49749,654,714

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016/17.

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

Visitor nights - Percentage
City of Parramatta - 2012/13 to 2016/17City of ParramattaNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2016/1768.718.412.937.939.123.0
2015/1663.421.115.437.138.724.2
2014/1565.418.915.736.339.823.9
2013/1460.619.819.635.239.924.9
2012/1356.920.222.834.240.825.0
2011/1256.518.924.632.940.626.5
2010/1165.815.518.733.341.525.2
2009/1064.220.815.032.441.126.5

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016/17.

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

Breakup of visitor nights, 2016/17
Breakup of visitor nights, 2016/17 City of Parramatta, Domestic Daytrips: 12.9% City of Parramatta, Domestic Visitor Nights: 18.4% City of Parramatta, International Visitor Nights: 68.7% New South Wales, Domestic Daytrips: 23.0% New South Wales, Domestic Visitor Nights: 39.1% New South Wales, International Visitor Nights: 37.9%
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016/17.
Time series - Tourism nights
Time series - Tourism nights Domestic Daytrips: 754,695 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,072,177 nights International Visitor Nights: 4,011,487 nights Domestic Daytrips: 716,317 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 982,956 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,948,964 nights Domestic Daytrips: 727,311 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 880,262 nights International Visitor Nights: 3,037,958 nights Domestic Daytrips: 888,117 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 894,292 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,745,552 nights Domestic Daytrips: 909,306 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 805,306 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,266,096 nights Domestic Daytrips: 886,607 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 681,783 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,036,051 nights Domestic Daytrips: 789,023 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 653,004 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,772,998 nights Domestic Daytrips: 501,027 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 692,854 nights International Visitor Nights: 2,137,629 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2016/17.
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