Visitor Statistics

Tourism Tasmania's quarterly Tourism Snapshot contains a summary of the latest Tasmanian Visitor Survey (TVS) results, along with additional data from Tourism Research Australia.

The Tasmanian Visitor Survey is a quarterly exit survey of visitors leaving the state.

Visitor snapshots

International visitors

Tasmanian Visitor Survey and Analyser

The Tasmanian Visitor Survey is the most reliable source of statistical data on visitors to Tasmania. See About the Tasmanian Visitor Survey

All data gathered through the survey is available online in the TVS Analyser database.


Statistics contained in the Tasmanian Tourism Snapshot are compiled from:

  • Tasmanian Visitor Survey, Tourism Tasmania
  • National Visitor Survey, Tourism Research Australia
  • International Visitor Survey, Tourism Research Australia.

 February 2017

For year ending Sep 2016
Visitors to Tasmania:
1.19 million (+4%)
Nights spent in Tasmania:
10.58 million (+8%)
Expenditure by visitors:
$2.07 billion (+8%)

Figures in brackets are the percentage changes from the previous corresponding year. Note that these statistics refer to visitors to Tasmania on scheduled air and sea services only. They do not include visitors to Tasmania on cruise or navy ships.

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