International Visitors



In 2015–16, international visitors, nights and expenditure continued their run of record highs. International visitors increased by 10.3%, which drove international spend up 14.1% to $38.1 billion. This was despite the average trip length falling by 4.6% overall. Declines in trip length were reported across most international markets and for most trip purposes.


Insights from Industry: Matthew Hingerty, Chair of BECA

Where do our visitors come from?


International Visitors to Australia - Country of residence

Why were they travelling to Australia?


International Visitors to Australia - Reason for trip

What were their travel preferences?


International Visitors to Australia - What were their travel preferences?

What tourism activity is forecast for international markets?


International Visitors to Australia - Tourism Forecasts