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Tourism visitor summary

For 2018/19, there were 634,961 international visitors nights in Toowoomba, accounting for 13.0% 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
Toowoomba - 2010/11 to 2018/19ToowoombaQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips International Visitor Nights Domestic Visitor Nights Domestic Daytrips
2018/19634,9612,205,6552,055,93353,205,83096,473,27946,772,437
2017/18673,7422,041,3432,133,67152,197,19086,675,51941,267,984
2016/17624,4192,574,1892,005,12050,614,10680,200,19138,197,973
2015/16709,7291,923,9051,865,52148,338,27876,702,68240,375,689
2014/15774,0482,020,3261,902,18846,855,00776,642,63537,837,188
2013/14549,5261,768,4651,821,45643,175,47073,477,55036,852,935
2012/13489,2762,157,9862,240,42345,079,30874,286,25838,393,889
2011/12473,8372,175,0171,774,63240,838,12674,139,11237,134,573
2010/11616,6191,597,7321,822,09439,056,63369,289,68634,680,828

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.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
Toowoomba - 2010/11 to 2018/19ToowoombaQueensland
YearInternational Visitor Nights(%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)International Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Visitor Nights (%)Domestic Daytrips (%)
2018/1913.045.042.027.149.123.8
2017/1813.942.144.029.048.122.9
2016/1712.049.538.529.947.522.6
2015/1615.842.841.529.246.424.4
2014/1516.543.040.529.047.523.5
2013/1413.342.744.028.147.924.0
2012/1310.044.245.828.647.124.3
2011/1210.749.240.126.848.724.4
2010/1115.339.645.127.348.424.2

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 Toowoomba, Domestic Daytrips: 42.0% Toowoomba, Domestic Visitor Nights: 45.0% Toowoomba, International Visitor Nights: 13.0% Queensland, Domestic Daytrips: 23.8% Queensland, Domestic Visitor Nights: 49.1% Queensland, International Visitor Nights: 27.1%
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: 2,055,933 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,205,655 nights International Visitor Nights: 634,961 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,133,671 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,041,343 nights International Visitor Nights: 673,742 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,005,120 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,574,189 nights International Visitor Nights: 624,419 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,865,521 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,923,905 nights International Visitor Nights: 709,729 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,902,188 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,020,326 nights International Visitor Nights: 774,048 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,821,456 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,768,465 nights International Visitor Nights: 549,526 nights Domestic Daytrips: 2,240,423 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,157,986 nights International Visitor Nights: 489,276 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,774,632 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 2,175,017 nights International Visitor Nights: 473,837 nights Domestic Daytrips: 1,822,094 daytrips Domestic Visitor Nights: 1,597,732 nights International Visitor Nights: 616,619 nights
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the National Visitor Survey and International Visitor Survey 2018/19.
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