1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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The estimated 652,200 visitors who arrived by scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries in 2002-03 spent $945.3 million in Tasmania during that year, an outlay per visitor of $1,449. Of this amount, $376.5 million (39.8%) was spent on accommodation, $181.4 million (19.2%) on transport and $387.4 million (41.0%) on other expenses.

Those who came to Tasmania for a holiday in 2002-03 spent $665.4 million in the state during that year, a per visitor outlay of $1,939.


VISITOR EXPENDITURE(a), Tasmania

Units
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

All visitors
Accommodation
$m
264.7
215.7
282.4
376.5
Transport
$m
129.8
116.2
138.9
181.4
Other
$m
244.0
219.8
290.7
387.4
Total expenditure(b)
$m
642.2
551.7
712.0
945.3
Per visitor
$
1,210
1,040
1,370
1,449

Holiday visitors
Accommodation
$m
195.3
147.3
201.6
277.3
Transport
$m
96.4
75.2
99.7
131.1
Other
$m
166.0
136.6
191.6
256.9
Total expenditure(b)
$m
458.4
359.0
492.9
665.4
Per visitor
$
1,530
1,320
1,900
1,939

(a) Includes visitors who arrived on scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries only.
(b) Estimates have been rounded and minor discrepancies may occur between sums of component items and totals.

Source: Tourism Tasmania - Tasmanian Visitor Survey.


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