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1384.6 - Statistics - Tasmania, 2006  
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Contents >> Tourism >> Visitor arrivals

The total number of visitors to Tasmania in 2002-03 was 703,100, an increase of 22.1% on the previous year. Approximately 92.8% of visitors in 2002-03 arrived by scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries, 6.8% arrived by cruise ship, 0.4% arrived by naval ship and 0.1% arrived by Singapore charter flight.

By comparison, in 1998-99, there were an estimated 578,200 visitors to Tasmania, with 90.7% of visitors arriving by scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries, 6.0% arriving by cruise ship, 3.2% arriving by naval ship and 0.2% arriving by Singapore charter flight.


VISITOR ARRIVALS TO TASMANIA

1998-99
1999-2000
2000-01
2001-02
2002-03

Means of arrival
'000
'000
'000
'000
'000

Scheduled airline flights and Bass Strait ferries
524.2
531.5
531.0
519.9
652.2
Singapore charter flights
1.0
1.0
0.8
0.5
0.8
Cruise ships
34.7
31.5
28.5
r48.1
47.6
Naval ships
18.4
7.9
8.1
7.3
2.5
Total(a)
578.2
572.0
568.4
r575.8
703.1

r revised
(a) Estimates have been rounded and minor discrepancies may occur between sums of component items and totals.

Source: Tourism Tasmania - Tasmanian Visitor Survey.


FURTHER INFORMATION


This section contains the following subsection :
        Origins
        Purpose of visit
        Activities
        Expenditure
        Length of stay

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