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Must-Know Australian Travel Statistics [Current Data]

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"In 2019, 9.5 million international visitors traveled to Australia."

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"In the year ended December 2019, domestic tourism in Australia generated AUD 80.7 billion in overnight spend."

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"The total tourism expenditure in Australia reached AUD 152 billion in 2019."

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"International visitors spent AUD 44.6 billion in Australia in 2019."

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"In 2019, the most significant source of international visitors to Australia were from China, accounting for 15.4% of all visitors."

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"The average length of stay for international visitors in Australia was 32 nights in 2019."

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"As of 2019, there were over 300,000 people employed in the Australian tourism industry."

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"In 2019, more than 118 million domestic overnight trips were taken in Australia."

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"On average, Australian tourists traveled 207 kilometers per domestic trip in 2019."

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"Australian Capital Territory had the highest domestic visitor growth, with a 12 percent increase in overnight visitors in 2019."

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"In 2019, Sydney was the most visited city by international tourists in Australia, with 4.1 million visitors."

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"6.2 million Australians (35% of adults) took part in at least one nature-based activity while on a day or overnight trip in 2019."

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"In 2019, the average international tourist spent AUD 5,211 while visiting Australia."

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"71.8% of all international arrivals in 2019 were for the purpose of visiting friends and relatives or holidaying in Australia."

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"As of 2020, Qantas is the largest airline in Australia, with a market share of 56.8%."

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"In 2019, the tourism industry contributed 3.1% to Australia’s GDP."

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"“Food and wine experiences” was a major factor attracting international visitors to Australia in 2019, with 25% of visitors participating."

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"In January 2020, there were 2,990 hotels in Australia with a total of 218,390 rooms."

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"The average nightly rate for accommodation in Australia was AUD 150 in 2019, according to Booking.com data."

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