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1301.0 - Year Book Australia, 2008  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/02/2008   
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TOURIST ACCOMMODATION

At 31 December 2006 there were over 215,172 guest rooms available in hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments (table 23.20), representing an increase of 1.1% compared with 31 December 2005. Between 2005 and 2006 the number of guest rooms available in serviced apartments increased by 4.1%, by 0.5% in licensed hotels, and by 0.1% in motels and guest houses.

The room occupancy rate for licensed hotels with facilities, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments combined increased slightly from 63% in 2005 to 64% in 2006. In 2002 the room occupancy rate was 59%.

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

2002
2003
2004
2005
2006

LICENSED HOTELS WITH FACILITIES(c)

Establishments(d) no.
777
796
786
812
823
Guest rooms(d) no.
77 516
78 720
78 574
80 134
80 560
Bed spaces(d) no.
203 238
202 962
205 304
206 756
212 826
Room occupancy rates(e) %
62.6
64.6
67.4
68.5
69.8
Bed occupancy rates(e) %
39.7
40.7
42.7
43.0
43.1
Takings from accommodation(e) $m
2 442.9
2 599.4
2 790.4
3 011.1
3 297.5

MOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES WITH FACILITIES(c)

Establishments(d) no.
2 382
2 415
2 390
2 485
2 479
Guest rooms(d) no.
83 565
85 390
85 185
86 798
86 859
Bed spaces(d) no.
244 156
246 107
246 227
249 385
250 488
Room occupancy rates(e) %
52.8
53.7
54.6
55.9
57.4
Bed occupancy rates(e) %
31.8
32.6
33.4
33.8
34.2
Takings from accommodation(e) $m
1 433.2
1 514.0
1 585.7
1 710.2
1 841.6

SERVICED APARTMENTS(c)

Establishments(d) no.
675
781
797
872
893
Guest rooms(d) no.
35 350
40 351
41 736
45 852
47 753
Bed spaces(d) no.
116 385
131 183
134 686
147 051
155 806
Room occupancy rates(e) %
63.9
65.3
66.7
67.1
67.9
Bed occupancy rates(e) %
42.2
44.3
45.7
45.5
44.3
Takings from accommodation(e) $m
988.9
1 163.6
1 298.7
1 468.2
1 643.7

TOTAL HOTELS, MOTELS AND SERVICED APARTMENTS(c)

Establishments(d) no.
3 834
3 992
3 973
4 169
4 195
Guest rooms(d) no.
196 431
204 461
205 495
212 784
215 172
Bed spaces(d) no.
563 779
580 252
586 217
603 192
619 120
Room occupancy rates(e) %
58.7
60.1
62.0
63.1
64.3
Bed occupancy rates(e) %
36.8
38.0
39.5
39.8
39.7
Room nights occupied(e) ’000
42 148.5
44 244.0
46 306.5
48 262.4
49 965.0
Takings from accommodation(e) $m
4 865.0
5 277.0
5 674.8
6 189.5
6 782.8

(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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