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Contents >> Chapter 21 - Tourism >> Tourist accommodation

TOURIST ACCOMMODATION

At 31 December 2004 there were nearly 205,500 guest rooms available in hotels, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments (table 21.15), representing an increase of 0.5% in total available accommodation compared with 31 December 2003. Between 2003 and 2004 the number of guest rooms available in serviced apartments increased by 3.4%, while the number of guest rooms in licensed hotels, and motels and guest houses, both decreased by 0.2%.

The room occupancy rate for licensed hotels with facilities, motels, guest houses and serviced apartments combined increased from 60% in 2003 to 62% in 2004. In 2000 the room occupancy rate was 58%.

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

Units
2000
2001
2002
2003
2004

LICENSED HOTELS WITH FACILITIES(c)

Establishments(d)
no.
780
781
777
796
786
Guest rooms(d)
no.
76,783
78,574
77,516
78,720
78,574
Bed spaces(d)
no.
204,109
206,592
203,238
202,962
205,304
Room occupancy rates(e)
%
63.5
61.6
62.6
64.6
67.4
Bed occupancy rates(e)
%
38.8
38.8
39.7
40.7
42.7
Takings from accommodation(e)
$m
2,459.1
2,446.9
2,442.9
2,599.4
2,790.4

MOTELS AND GUEST HOUSES WITH FACILITIES(c)

Establishments(d)
no.
2,402
2,400
2,382
2,415
2,390
Guest rooms(d)
no.
84,722
84,430
83,565
85,390
85,185
Bed spaces(d)
no.
250,170
247,776
244,156
246,107
246,227
Room occupancy rates(e)
%
53.0
52.0
52.8
53.7
54.6
Bed occupancy rates(e)
%
31.4
31.2
31.8
32.6
33.4
Takings from accommodation(e)
$m
1,424.5
1,403.4
1,433.2
1,514.0
1,585.7

SERVICED APARTMENTS(c)

Establishments(d)
no.
646
657
675
781
797
Guest rooms(d)
no.
33,421
35,129
35,350
40,351
41,736
Bed spaces(d)
no.
113,267
117,192
116,385
131,183
134,686
Room occupancy rates(e)
%
59.3
60.7
63.9
65.3
66.7
Bed occupancy rates(e)
%
37.8
39.9
42.2
44.3
45.6
Takings from accommodation(e)
$m
841.4
915.2
988.9
1,163.6
1,298.7

TOTAL HOTELS, MOTELS AND SERVICED APARTMENTS(c)

Establishments(d)
no.
3,828
3,838
3,834
3,992
3,973
Guest rooms(d)
no.
194,926
198,133
196,431
204,461
205,495
Bed spaces(d)
no.
567,546
571,560
563,779
580,252
586,217
Room occupancy rates(e)
%
58.1
57.3
58.7
60.1
62.0
Bed occupancy rates(e)
%
35.3
35.7
36.8
38.0
39.5
Room nights occupied(e)
’000
41,079.6
41,176.2
42,148.5
44,244.0
46,306.5
Takings from accommodation(e)
$m
4,725.0
4,765.5
4,865.0
5,277.0
5,674.8

(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) 12 months ended December.

Source: Tourist Accommodation, Australia (8635.0).


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