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 $3.2 billion or 10.3 per cent to Gross State Product (GSP)
  • Tourism directly contributes $1.49 billion or about 4.9 per cent to Tasmania's Gross Product.
  • Tourism directly and indirectly supports around 42 000 jobs in Tasmania or about 17.2 per cent of total Tasmanian employment - higher than the national average and the highest in the country.

Visitors to Tasmania

  • A total of 1,324,100 million people visited Tasmania on scheduled air and sea services during the year ending March 2019, not including cruise ships.
  • These visitors spent a total of 10.62 million nights in Tasmania.
  • Visitors spent a total of $2.49 billion on accommodation, attractions, tours, transport and other good and services during this period.

August 2019