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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 $6.3 billion up 2.0 per cent for the year.
  • This has been led by international expenditure up 13 per cent.
  • International visits to South Australia have grown by 2.8 per cent in the year to September 2017 to a record high of 442,000.
  • South Australia attracted 6.1 million domestic overnight trips, down 2.8 per cent, and behind the national growth rate of 7.2 per cent.
  • There were 13.6 million day trips to and within South Australia, up 3.8 per cent and ahead of the national growth rate of 1.9 per cent.
  • Day trips expenditure rose 2.4 per cent, below the national growth rate of 6.3 per cent. 

$6.3 billion visitor economy
Results from IVS and NVS

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