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1362.6 - Regional Statistics, Tasmania, 2007  
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As at December 2003, there were 143 hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms in Tasmania, yielding a total capacity of 6,030 guest rooms. The Greater Hobart tourism region had the largest number of tourist accommodation establishments (45), the highest room occupancy rate (66.5%), and the greatest volume of takings ($63.1 million) for 2003.

At the end of December 2003, tourist accommodation employed 4,244 people. Some 1,788 (42.1%) of these people were employed in establishments in the Greater Hobart tourism region, followed by 1,103 (26.0%) in the Greater Launceston tourism region. Just 53 people (1.2%) were employed by accommodation establishments in the Northern tourism region.


TOURIST ACCOMMODATION, Tasmanian tourism regions(a)(b) - 2003

Establishments
Rooms
Persons employed
Room occupancy rate
Takings

Tourism region(c)

no.

no.

no.

%

$'000

Greater Hobart
45
2,351
1,788
66.5
63,059
Southern
6
155
88
47.7
2,476
East Coast
12
450
284
46.7
8,537
West Coast
11
461
303
42.9
6,639
Northern
4
122
53
47.8
1,488
Greater Launceston
32
1,416
1,103
56.3
27,962
North West
33
1,075
625
46.4
17,665
Tasmania
143
6,030
4,244
56.4
127,827

(a) Includes hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments with 15 or more rooms or units. Excludes holiday flats, units and houses; caravan parks and visitor hostels.
(b) Establishment, employment and capacity items are as at December 2003. Takings and occupancy rates relate to the whole year.
(c) Refer to the Map of Tasmanian Tourism Regions.

Source: ABS data available on request, Tourist Accomodation, Small Area Data, Tasmania.


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