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Value of Tourism

Released: Quarterly

This fact sheet includes top level information which provides a snapshot of South Australia's position in the market.

Top points from the report:
  • Total expenditure has grown to a record high $6.7 billion up 6 per cent for the year.
  • This has been led by international expenditure growth, up 10 per cent and day trip expenditure growth, up 17 per cent.
  • Visitation to South Australia has grown by 5 per cent to 6.9 million.
Domestic:
  • South Australia attracted 6.4 million domestic overnight trips, up 5 per cent, and behind the national growth rate of 7 per cent.
  • There were 23.5 million domestic nights in South Australia, a rise of 9 per cent on the previous year and above the national growth rate of 5 per cent.
  • There were 13.8 million day trips to and within South Australia, up 3 per cent and behind the national growth rate of 5 per cent.
  • Total domestic expenditure in South Australia rose to $5.5 billion, up 5 per cent and behind the national growth rate of 6 per cent.
  • Day trips expenditure rose 17 per cent, above the national growth rate of 6 per cent. 
International:
  • The highlight has been the rise in expenditure of 10 per cent to a record $1.2 billion, above the national growth rate of 7 per cent.
  • Visits to South Australia have grown by 9 per cent, above the national growth rate of 8 per cent to a record high of 475,000.
  • Nights in South Australia have reached 11.1 million, up 4 per cent for the year and above the national growth rate of 3 per cent.
$6.7B
Results from IVS and NVS

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