There were 273,512 tourism businesses operating across Australia in the year ending June 2015 – a 13% share of the nationwide total of 2.1 million businesses.

The number of tourism businesses has decreased 3.8% since the year ending June 2011, mostly due to business consolidation. The number of businesses employing fewer than four people have decreased by 6.2% since 2011, while those with five or more employees have increased by 4.6%.

Northern Australia Tourism Initiative

What types of businesses make up Australia’s tourism industry?

Tourism Supply - Business types

Where were they located?

Tourism Supply - Business location