5249.0 - Australian National Accounts: Tourism Satellite Account, 2000-01
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Tourism contributes $71.2 billion to Australia's economy
Domestic and overseas visitors in 2000-01 consumed $71.2 billion worth of goods and services, up 10% on the previous year, according to figures released today by the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS).
Tourism's contribution to the economy in the four years to 2000-01 was released in the Australian Tourism Satellite Account publication. Highlights from the publication include:
The Tourism Satellite Account is consistent with the Australian National Accounts framework and measures tourism's contribution to the economy. This allows the economic aspects of tourism to be identified separately, but still within, the core national accounts framework.
Further details can be found in Australian National Accounts: Tourism Satellite Account, 2000-01 (cat. no. 5249.0).
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