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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 24/01/2007   
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TOURIST ACCOMMODATION

At 31 December 2005 there were over 212,750 guest rooms available in hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments (table 21.19), representing an increase of 3.5% in total available accommodation compared with 31 December 2004. Between 2004 and 2005 the number of guest rooms available in serviced apartments increased by 10%, while the number of guest rooms in licensed hotels, and motels and guest houses, both increased by only 2%.

The room occupancy rate for licensed hotels with facilities, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments combined increased slightly from 62% in 2004 to 63% in 2005. In 2001 the room occupancy rate was 57%.


21.19 HOTELS, MOTELS AND SERVICED APARTMENTS(a)(b)

Units
2001
2002
2003
2004
2005

LICENSED HOTELS WITH FACILITIES(c)

Establishments(d)no.
781
777
796
786
812
Guest rooms(d)no.
78,574
77,516
78,720
78,574
80,134
Bed spaces(d)no.
206,592
203,238
202,962
205,304
206,756
Room occupancy rates(e)%
61.6
62.6
64.6
67.4
68.5
Bed occupancy rates(e)%
38.8
39.7
40.7
42.7
43.0
Takings from accommodation(e)$m
2,446.9
2,442.9
2,599.4
2,790.4
3,011.1

MOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES WITH FACILITIES(c)

Establishments(d)no.
2,400
2,382
2,415
2,390
2,485
Guest rooms(d)no.
84,430
83,565
85,390
85,185
86,798
Bed spaces(d)no.
247,776
244,156
246,107
246,227
249,385
Room occupancy rates(e)%
52.0
52.8
53.7
54.6
55.9
Bed occupancy rates(e)%
31.2
31.8
32.6
33.4
33.8
Takings from accommodation(e)$m
1,403.4
1,433.2
1,514.0
1,585.7
1,710.2

SERVICED APARTMENTS(c)

Establishments(d)no.
657
675
781
797
872
Guest rooms(d)no.
35,129
35,350
40,351
41,736
45,852
Bed spaces(d)no.
117,192
116,385
131,183
134,686
147,051
Room occupancy rates(e)%
60.7
63.9
65.3
66.7
67.1
Bed occupancy rates(e)%
39.9
42.2
44.3
45.7
45.5
Takings from accommodation(e)$m
915.2
988.9
1,163.6
1,298.7
1,468.2

TOTAL HOTELS, MOTELS AND SERVICED APARTMENTS(c)

Establishments(d)no.
3,838
3,834
3,992
3,973
4,169
Guest rooms(d)no.
198,133
196,431
204,461
205,495
212,784
Bed spaces(d)no.
571,560
563,779
580,252
586,217
603,192
Room occupancy rates(e)%
57.3
58.7
60.1
62.0
63.1
Bed occupancy rates(e)%
35.7
36.8
38.0
39.5
39.8
Room nights occupied(e)’000
41,176.2
42,148.5
44,244.0
46,306.5
48,262.4
Takings from accommodation(e)$m
4,765.5
4,865.0
5,277.0
5,674.8
6,189.5

(a) Comprising establishments with 15 or more rooms or units.
(b) Break in time series between the March and June quarters 2003. See 'Tourist Accommodation, Australia' (8635.0) December Quarter 2003 Appendix 1 for details.
(c) For definitions see the source below.
(d) At 31 December.
(e) Twelve months ended December.
Source: Tourist Accommodation, Australia (8635.0).


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