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Kingston District Council area

Visitors and nights

In the 5 years up to 2017/18, there were an average of 9,475 international visitors to Kingston District Council area. Average length stay for international visitors was 1.7 days, lower than the average for Regional SA.

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.

Tourism Research Australia – Survey data

International visitors
Kingston District Council area - 2010/11 to 2017/18Kingston District Council areaRegional SAKingston District Council area as a % of Regional SA
YearVisitorsVisitor nights % change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days) VisitorsVisitor nights% change from previous yearAverage length of stay (days)VisitorsVisitor nights
5 year average9,47515,574--1.7227,0611,476,263--6.54.21.1
2017/1810,92616,461-26.91.5253,7271,561,448-5.96.24.31.1
2016/177,60322,512+97.63.0241,0521,659,840+15.36.93.21.4
2015/169,01511,396-14.91.3223,2141,439,235+4.26.44.00.8
2014/159,96913,391-5.11.3212,1101,380,635+3.06.54.71.0
2013/149,86314,113-39.71.4205,2021,340,155-20.66.54.81.1
2012/139,43623,388+44.72.5213,0901,688,330+12.17.94.41.4
2011/129,03016,169+43.41.8193,1281,505,585+55.87.84.71.1
2010/118,97611,278--1.3220,649966,287--4.44.11.2

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2017/18.

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.

International visitors
International visitors 2017/18, Kingston District Council area: 10,926 people 2016/17, Kingston District Council area: 7,603 people 2015/16, Kingston District Council area: 9,015 people 2014/15, Kingston District Council area: 9,969 people 2013/14, Kingston District Council area: 9,863 people 2012/13, Kingston District Council area: 9,436 people 2011/12, Kingston District Council area: 9,030 people 2010/11, Kingston District Council area: 8,976 people
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2017/18.
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