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4172.0 - Arts and Culture in Australia: A Statistical Overview, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 18/06/2007  Reissue
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Contents >> 2.0 Tourism >> 2.2 International Cultural Tourism

INTERNATIONAL CULTURAL TOURISM

Most overseas visitors participated in social activities (85% of the 4.4 million people who travelled to Australia in 2003) or local attractions or tourist activities (70%). Cultural activities were also quite popular with almost half of visitors (46%) participating in arts, heritage or festival activities and almost three quarters (72%) participating in outdoor or nature activities.

2.2 ACTIVITIES OF OVERSEAS VISITORS - Year ending Dec 2003

Percentage of all overseas visitors
Activities
%

Outdoor or nature activities
72
Sports or active outdoor activities
21
Arts, heritage or festival activities
46
Local attractions or tourist activities
70
Social/other activities
85

BTR, Travel in Australia 2003 - International and National Visitor Surveys, 2003.


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