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 $2.79 billion or 10.7 per cent to Gross State Product (GSP)
  • Tourism directly contributes $1.33 billion or about 5.1 per cent to Tasmania's Gross Product.
  • Tourism directly and indirectly supports around 37 400 jobs in Tasmania or about 15.6 per cent of total Tasmanian employment - higher than the national average and the highest in the country.

Visitors to Tasmania

  • A total of 1.28 million (1,283,600) people visited Tasmania on scheduled air and sea services during the year ending March 2017, not including cruise ships.
  • These visitors spent a total of 10.73 million nights in Tasmania, at an average length of stay per visitor of 8.4 nights.
  • Visitors spent a total of $2.29 billion on accommodation, attractions, tours, transport and other good and services during this period.

December 2017