1367.2 - State and Regional Indicators, Victoria, Sep 2007  
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TOURIST ACCOMMODATION

In June quarter 2007, total takings from tourist accommodation in Victoria were $301.1m, an increase of 6.9% over June quarter 2006. The Melbourne Tourism Region accounted for the majority of Victoria's accommodation takings (79.0%).


The highest growth in accommodation takings between June quarter 2007 and June quarter 2006 occurred in the Tourism Regions of Melbourne East (20.5%), Gippsland (18.6%) and Upper Yarra (16.0%). Over the same period, the largest declines in accommodation takings occurred in Phillip Island (-15.9%), followed by Western Grampians (-10.5%) and High Country (-8.2%).

TAKINGS FROM ACCOMMODATION, Percentage Change - June quarter 2006 to June quarter 2007
Graph: Takings From Accommodation, Percentage Change—June quarter 2006 to June quarter 2007


TOURIST ACCOMMODATION, By Tourism Region - June quarter 2007

Hotels, Motels and Serviced Apartments(a)

Room occupancy rate
Guest nights occupied
Guest arrivals
Average
length of stay
Takings from accommodation
%
'000
'000
days
$'000

Melbourne
72.4
2 432.9
1 035.1
2.4
237 741
Wimmera
np
np
np
np
np
Mallee
55.3
100.6
57.1
1.8
5 979
Western
45.5
138.2
86.1
1.6
8 270
Western Grampians
49.5
34.0
25.2
1.3
2 178
Bendigo Loddon
53.3
65.2
40.8
1.6
4 374
Peninsula
45.2
56.0
29.7
1.9
4 140
Central Murray
47.7
43.6
27.2
1.6
2 374
Goulburn
45.7
51.6
34.7
1.5
3 243
High Country
32.6
113.1
68.0
1.7
6 007
Lakes
39.4
50.6
28.5
1.8
2 652
Gippsland
43.0
61.3
36.4
1.7
3 812
Melbourne East
42.5
33.7
21.6
1.6
3 436
Geelong
48.3
67.8
41.5
1.6
4 725
Macedon
np
np
np
np
np
Spa Country
52.8
12.9
7.2
1.8
1 645
Ballarat
47.4
81.6
43.5
1.9
4 104
Central Highlands
37.7
19.7
10.8
1.8
948
Upper Yarra
30.0
15.3
6.8
2.3
1 748
Murray East
43.8
33.1
19.6
1.7
1 657
Phillip Island
36.3
20.3
10.4
1.9
1 051
Victoria
61.6
3 441.9
1 637.1
2.1
301 112

np not available for publication but included in totals where applicable, unless otherwise indicated
(a) Comprising establishment with 15 or more rooms or units.
Source: Tourist Accommodation, Small Area Data, Victoria (cat. no. 8635.2.55.001).


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