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Woollahra Municipal Council area

Visitors and nights

In the 5 years up to 2016/17, there were an average of 23,581 international visitors to Woollahra Municipal Council area. Average length stay for international visitors was 28.0 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.

Tourism Research Australia – Survey data

International visitors
Woollahra Municipal Council area - 2009/10 to 2016/17Woollahra Municipal Council areaNew South WalesWoollahra Municipal Council area 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 average23,581655,859--28.04,534,39880,696,776--17.80.50.8
2016/1728,733807,237+35.728.15,382,27692,293,840+6.617.10.50.9
2015/1625,433594,788-7.923.44,833,51686,575,193+9.017.90.50.7
2014/1521,692645,487+8.829.84,403,68479,453,624+5.818.00.50.8
2013/1421,586593,078-7.127.54,156,87075,097,821+7.218.10.50.8
2012/1320,463638,704+28.431.23,895,37970,063,401+5.218.00.50.9
2011/1219,871497,471-3.225.03,656,99166,573,737+0.718.20.50.8
2010/1119,694513,773+16.326.13,821,03666,132,998+8.717.30.50.8
2009/1017,374441,673--25.43,772,78060,866,347--16.10.50.7

Source: Tourism Research Australia , Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2016/17.

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 2016/17, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 28,733 people 2015/16, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 25,433 people 2014/15, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 21,692 people 2013/14, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 21,586 people 2012/13, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 20,463 people 2011/12, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 19,871 people 2010/11, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 19,694 people 2009/10, Woollahra Municipal Council area: 17,374 people
Source: Tourism Research Australia, Unpublished data from the International Visitor Survey 2016/17.
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