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Annual Report 2014-15

The Tasmanian  Visitor Survey is a systematic sample survey of departing passengers at the  airports in Hobart, Launceston, Devonport and Burnie as well as the Spirit of  Tasmania terminal in Devonport.

In addition to the Tasmanian  Visitor Survey, data is collected from the National Visitor Survey and the  International Visitor Survey, both conducted by Tourism Research Australia.

The following  tables summarise the 2014-2015 results.

Key Indicators

Visitors12 months ending June '1412 months ending June '15% change

Total visitors

1,057,900

1,146,600

8

Total nights

9,440,000

9,720,000

3

Average length of stay

8.9

8.5

-5

Expenditure (million)

$1,727

$1,885

9

Holiday

   

Visitors

478,300

541,700

13

Nights

4,549,400

4,933,600

8

Average length of stay

9.3

9.1

-3

Expenditure (million)

$1,095

$1,281

17

Source: Tasmanian Visitor Survey - visitors on scheduled air and sea services

Interstate Visitors

Interstate visitors12 months ending June '1412 months ending June '15% change

Total visitors

909,900

988,000

9

Total nights

7,210,000

7,590,000

5

Average length of stay

7.9

7.7

-3

Expenditure (million)

$1,438

$1,592

11

Holiday

   

Visitors

374,100

425,200

14

Nights

3,152,200

3,607,200

14

Average length of stay

8.9

8.7

-2

Expenditure (million)

$886

$1,039

17

Source: Tasmanian Visitor Survey - visitors on scheduled air and sea services

International Visitors

International visitors12 months ending June '1412 months ending June '15% change

Total visitors

162,800

198,300

22

Total nights

2,752,000

3,218,000

17

Average length of stay

16.9

16.2

-4

Expenditure (million)

$235

$298

27

Holiday

   

Visitors

124,900

150,700

21

Nights

1,352,300

1,755,800

30

Average length of stay

10.8

11.7

8

Expenditure (million)

$140

$184

31

Source: International Visitor Survey

Other Visitors

Intrastate visitors12 months ending June '1412 months ending June '15% change

Total overnight visitors

1,225,000

1,271,000

4

Source: National Visitor Survey

Cruise Ship Visitors12 months ending June '1412 months ending June '15% change

Total cruise ship         visitors

155,359

162,815

5

Source: Tasports

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