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Tourism visitor summary

For 2018/19, there were 1,620,244 international visitors nights in The Hills Shire, accounting for 58.8% 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
The Hills Shire - 2010/11 to 2018/19The Hills ShireNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2018/191,620,244470,211664,24897,921,257114,126,61268,235,949
2017/181,329,978437,116539,15693,991,977103,048,26260,533,017
2016/171,372,316618,150626,55791,634,94095,213,95356,135,447
2015/161,271,121656,023508,65786,078,70990,198,85656,253,629
2014/15657,119396,967508,76579,010,48286,926,49252,248,102
2013/14712,215529,453493,73774,975,08484,924,84953,052,754
2012/13515,769360,922522,91869,764,10883,735,57451,344,671
2011/12605,531566,548526,78266,617,52182,316,35853,656,342
2010/11620,293394,344610,60666,118,59682,465,66550,103,881

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.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
The Hills Shire - 2010/11 to 2018/19The Hills ShireNew South Wales
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2018/1958.817.124.134.940.724.3
2017/1857.719.023.436.540.023.5
2016/1752.423.623.937.739.223.1
2015/1652.226.920.937.038.824.2
2014/1542.025.432.636.239.823.9
2013/1441.030.528.535.239.924.9
2012/1336.925.837.434.140.925.1
2011/1235.633.331.032.940.626.5
2010/1138.224.337.633.341.525.2

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 The Hills Shire, Domestic Daytrips: 24.1% The Hills Shire, Domestic Visitor Nights: 17.1% The Hills Shire, International Visitor Nights: 58.8% 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: 664,248 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 470,211 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,620,244 nights Domestic Daytrips: 539,156 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 437,116 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,329,978 nights Domestic Daytrips: 626,557 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 618,150 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,372,316 nights Domestic Daytrips: 508,657 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 656,023 nights International Visitor Nights: 1,271,121 nights Domestic Daytrips: 508,765 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 396,967 nights International Visitor Nights: 657,119 nights Domestic Daytrips: 493,737 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 529,453 nights International Visitor Nights: 712,215 nights Domestic Daytrips: 522,918 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 360,922 nights International Visitor Nights: 515,769 nights Domestic Daytrips: 526,782 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 566,548 nights International Visitor Nights: 605,531 nights Domestic Daytrips: 610,606 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 394,344 nights International Visitor Nights: 620,293 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.
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