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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 21/09/2004   
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The largest number of interstate visitors in 2002-03 who arrived by scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries came from Victoria (255,900), followed by New South Wales (136,400) and Queensland (62,200).

In 2002-03, international arrivals accounted for 16.7% of all scheduled airline flight arrivals and Bass Strait ferry arrivals. This compares to 18.6% in 2001-02 and 18.5% in 2000-01.

Britons (31,200) were the most frequent international visitors in 2002-03, followed by visitors from North America (27,400) and visitors from Continental Europe (21,100). The number of North American visitors (27,400) was an increase of 21.2% from the 22,600 recorded in 2001-02.


ORIGIN OF VISITORS TO TASMANIA(a)

2000-01(b)
2001-02
2002-03

Origin of visitors
'000
'000
'000
% of all visitors

New South Wales
100.7
94.2
136.4
20.9
Victoria
204.1
197.9
255.9
39.2
Queensland
51.6
49.1
62.2
9.5
South Australia
25.4
24.2
31.9
4.9
Western Australia
26.1
23.4
31.9
4.9
Northern Territory
4.6
2.8
3.9
0.6
Australian Capital Territory
14.8
15.0
16.6
2.5
Total Australia(c)
(d)430.3
(d)422.8
(d)543.6
83.3

British Isles
24.0
24.3
31.2
4.8
Continental Europe
17.5
19.5
21.1
3.2
North America
30.5
22.6
27.4
4.2
New Zealand
8.1
10.9
7.4
1.1
Japan
4.5
5.9
6.9
1.1
Other Asia
9.8
10.3
10.9
1.7
Other overseas
3.9
3.2
3.6
0.6
Total overseas(c)
98.2
96.7
108.6
16.7

All adult visitors(c)
531.0
519.9
652.2
100.0

(a) Includes scheduled airline flight arrivals and Bass Strait ferry arrivals only.
(b) Day visitors were included in the Tasmanian Visitor Survey from July 2000. Prior to July 2000, only visitors who had spent a night or more in the state were included in the survey. There were 10,200 day visitors to Tasmania in 2001-02.
(c) Estimates have been rounded and minor discrepancies may occur between sums of component items and totals.
(d) Includes visitors who did not report state of origin.

Source: Tourism Tasmania - Tasmanian Visitor Survey.


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