Tourism Fast Facts

Tourism Fast Facts

The following is a quick guide to visitation to Tasmania and tourism's contribution to the Tasmanian economy.

Contribution to the Tasmanian economy

  • Tourism in Tasmania directly and indirectly contributes around $2.95 billion or 9.0 per cent to Gross State Product (GSP)
  • Tourism directly contributes $1.50 billion or about 4.6 per cent to Tasmania's Gross Product.
  • Tourism directly and indirectly supports around 37,400 jobs in Tasmania or about 14.9 per cent of total Tasmanian employment - higher than the national average and the highest in the country.

Visitors to Tasmania

  • A total of 651,500 people visited Tasmania on scheduled air and sea services during the year ending September 2021, not including cruise ships.
  • These visitors spent a total of 6.73 million nights in Tasmania.
  • Visitors spent a total of $1.71 billion on accommodation, attractions, tours, transport and other good and services during this period.

December 2021