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Tasmanian Visitor Survey


Market Research Manager
Tourism Tasmania
GPO Box 399

Telephone: Hobart 03 6230 8162
Facsimile: Hobart 03 6230 8353

Email:: research@tourism.tas.gov.au
Internet: http://www.tas.gov.au/


To monitor the level and characteristics of visitors to Tasmania.


A stratified random sample survey of some 15,000 passengers departing Tasmania over a twelve-month period. Information is collected from all passengers by interviewers and from adult visitors by means of a self-completed questionnaire.

Data detail

  • age and sex;
  • place of origin;
  • purpose of visit;
  • length of stay;
  • type of accommodation used;
  • type of transport used;
  • expenditure;
  • towns/localities visited; and
  • activities.

Geographic coverage

Tasmania. Some data are available for seven regions based on ABS Statistical Divisions and Subdivisions.

Frequency of data availability

Annual, Calendar and Financial Years, 4-6 months following the end of each Year.

Historical data

Data are available for 1978, 1981, 1984,1986 and annually by Calendar Year from 1988 -1994.Calendar and Financial Years from 1994/95.
Data from the Domestic Tourism Monitor and some State Tourism Surveys which have now been replaced by the National Visitors Survey (NVS) are not directly comparable with NVS results.

Products and services available


Tasmanian Visitor Survey


Profiles of selected visitors, such as visitors to particular regions, holiday visitors and participants in nature-based tourism.
Selected survey statistics can be provided upon request.

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