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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2005  
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At the end of December 2004, there were 144 hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms or units in Tasmania, yielding a total capacity of 6,228 guest rooms and 18,311 bed spaces. At the end of December 2004, there were 4,399 people employed in accommodation establishments with 15 or more rooms or units.

The room occupancy rate for the year ending 2004 for hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms in Tasmania was 57.8%, a marginal increase on the figures recorded in 2003 (56.6%) and 2002 (53.0%). Takings from accommodation in 2004 were $144.2m.


ACCOMMODATION ESTABLISHMENTS(a), Tasmania 2002-04

Unit
2002(b)
2003(b)
2004(b)

Establishments
no.
140
143
144
Guest rooms
no.
5,797
6,030
6,228
Bed spaces
no.
17,170
17,837
18,311
Persons employed
no.
4,129
4,244
4,399
Room nights occupied
'000
1,092.1
1,224.2
1,302.2
Room occupancy rate
%
53.0
56.6
57.8
Guest nights occupied
'000
1,969.0
2,257.1
2,399.4
Bed occupancy rate
%
32.2
35.1
36.3
Guest arrivals
'000
1,022.8
1,174.4
1,263.5
Average length of stay
days
1.9
1.9
1.9
Takings from accommodation
$'000
105,210.6
127,826.7
144,230.2

(a) Comprising licensed hotels with facilities, motels and guest houses with facilities and serviced apartments, with 15 or more rooms or units.
(b) Establishment, capacity and employment items relate to the December quarter only. Takings, occupancy rates and average length of stay relate to the whole year.

Source: Tourist Accommodation, Australia (cat. no. 8635.0)


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