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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2008  
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Contents >> Tourism >> Accommodation >> Accommodation occupancy rates >> Accommodation occupancy rates: hotels, motels etc.

Each quarter, the ABS publishes statistics for hotels, motels and guest houses and serviced apartments. For 2000 and 2003, statistics are also available for holiday flats, units and houses; caravan parks and visitor hostels.

HOTELS, MOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES AND SERVICED APARTMENTS

Annual room occupancy rates for licensed hotels, motels and guest houses, and serviced apartments generally increased between 2000 and 2003, reaching 56.4% for 2003 compared with 51.8% in 2000. The annual room occupancy rates for serviced apartments during this period were higher than licensed hotels and motels and guest houses, and reached 63.8% in 2003.

March is the peak quarter for accommodation occupancy. During the March quarter 2003, the room occupancy rates for licensed hotels, motels and guest houses, and serviced apartments was 70.3%. At the December quarter 2003, it was 61.8%.


ACCOMMODATION ROOM OCCUPANCY RATES(a)(b), Tasmania
Licensed
hotels
with
facilities
Motels and
guest houses
with
facilities
Serviced
apartments
Total
establishments

%
%
%
%

Year ended December
2000
51.4
49.3
58.2
51.8
2001
50.2
50.4
56.3
51.3
2002
51.8
51.9
57.6
52.9
2003
55.0
53.9
63.8
56.4
2002
September quarter
38.5
38.1
44.6
39.6
December quarter
57.4
56.5
68.1
59.2
2003
March quarter
66.6
72.6
75.9
70.3
June quarter
50.0
48.0
58.4
51.0
September quarter
42.7
38.0
52.6
43.1
December quarter
61.4
58.3
68.8
61.8

(a) Applies to establishments with 15 or more rooms or units.
(b) Break in time series between the March and June quarters 2003. In Tasmania, there were three establishments added in the June quarter 2003 as a result of frame maintenance.

Source: Tourist Accommodation, Small Area Data, Tasmania - Electronic Delivery (cat. no. 8635.6.55.001).


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