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Number of domestic tourism trips in Australia climbs in 2017

According to adjusted figures announced by Australian National Statistical Office, the variable negligibly rose by 1.49 percent in comparison with the prior year. Tourism trips hardly climbed by 4 144 thousand units, as it follows the tendency of the previous year when it went up by 6.18%. It reached its 20-year high. Australia saw an increase of 22.76% in tourism trips during the last 20 years. Moreover, it has shown a rise at a 0.03 percent average annual growth rate during the last 5 years with a marginal overall growth since the start of time series. It averaged 231 604.4 thousand units from 1998 to 2017 and it hit its minimum of 203 330 thousand units in 2005.

Number of domestic tourism trips in Australia climbs in 2017
Date Thousand Units Variation
2017 281 413.00 1.49
2016 277 269.00 6.18
2015 261 133.00 3.78
2014 251 611.00 3.49
2013 243 126.00 0.38
2012 242 216.00 6.58
2011 227 263.00 1.81
2010 223 218.00 4.67
2009 213 264.00 -0.47
2008 214 273.00 0.45

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International Departure in other Countries

Main Tourism Indicators

  • Tourist Arrivals

    Number of tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remundated from within the country visited. It is an indicator of a country's inbound tourism. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Overnight Stay

    Overnight stays of non-resident visitors in the country visited, in any type of accomodation. It is an indicator of tourism flows and usually displayed in growth rates. Based on: World Trade Organization.

  • International Departure

    Residents taking a trip abroad, for less than a year, for any main purpose (business, leisure or other personal purpose) other than to be employed by a resident entity in the country or place visited. Refers to the number of movements of travellers rather than the number of travellers. It is an indicator of outbound tourism. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Receipt

    Expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except when these are important enough justify separate classification. For some countries they do not include receipts for passenger transport items. It is a direct indicator of economic returns of tourism and usually measured by visitor. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Expenditure

    Amount paid for the acquisition of consumption goods and services, as well as valuables, for own use or to give away, for and during tourism trips. Includes expenditures by visitors themselves, as well as expenses that are paid for or reimbursed by others. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Employment

    Tourism employment refers to all the jobs in both tourism-characteristic activities and non-tourism-characteristic activities in all establishments in tourism industries. It can be categorized at two levels depending on their involvement in or contribution to tourism supply-side. Front offices in hotels, resorts or shopping outlets provide direct employment because their employees are in contact with tourists and cater for tourist demand. Tourism also supports indirect employment in activities like restaurant suppliers, construction companies that build and maintain tourist facilities, as well as necessary infrastructure, aircraft manufacturers, various handicrafts producers, marketing agencies, accounting services, which are more or less dependent on the companies providing direct employment for their revenues. Tourism employment is usually expressed as a percentage of total employment or in number of jobs. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Business Tourism Expenditure

  • Number Of Domestic Trips

    A domestic trip corresponds to the travel between leaving the place of residence and returning, with the main destination being in the country of residence of the traveller. Based on : IRTS 2008 para 2.8

  • Tourism Products Consumption

    Amount paid for the acquisition of tourism related consumption goods and services, as well as valuables for own use or to give away, for and during tourism trips by resident or non-resident visitors, which corresponds to monetary transactions (the focus of tourism expenditure), it also includes services associated with vacation accomodation on own account, tourism social transfers in kind and other imputed consumption. Tourism characteristic products are those that satisfy one or both of the following criteria: (1) Tourism expenditure on the product should represent a significant share of total tourism expenditure (share-of-expenditure/demand condition); (2) Tourism expenditure on the product should represent a significant share of the supply of the product in the economy (share-of-supply). This criterion implies that the supply of a tourism characteristic product would cease to exist in meaningful quantity in the absence of visitors. Based on: World Tourism Organization.

  • Tourism Participation

    Tourism Participation is the proportion of a given population that makes at least one tourism in one year. The scope is all tourism trips taken for personal purposes of at least one overnight stay. It can be measured in % or in number of trips. Based on Eurostat.

  • Tourism Direct GDP

    Measures the direct contribution of tourism to GDP, expressed as a percentage.

  • Business Tourist Arrivals

  • Tourism GVA

    Value of direct tourism output at basic prices, less the value of the inputs used in producing these tourism products, usually expressed in millions of national currency. Based on: Australian Bureau of Statistics.