Tourism generates $59 million per day in visitor expenditure, directly and indirectly employs 220,000 Queenslanders and contributes $18 billion to the Queensland economy. The following fact sheet summarises these key economic facts for tourism in Queensland.
The following fact sheets provide a snapshot of the economic contribution and employment figures at a destination level for 12 Queensland tourism regions - Brisbane, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast, Fraser Coast, Toowoomba and surrounding regions, Southern Queensland Country, Bundaberg, Central Queensland, Mackay, the Whitsundays, Townsville, Tropical North Queensland and Outback. (Updated November 2012)
Tourism in Australia's States and Territories
A comprehensive look at the direct and indirect contribution of tourism to the State and National economy. Produced by Tourism Research Australia, this report provides key indicators including tourism consumption, tourism output, tourism gross value added (GVA), tourism gross state product (GSP) and tourism employment and their relative shares at state and industry levels.
Tourism's gross value added (GVA), gross state product (GSP) and employment are provided, along with details on tourism consumption, output, taxation, and business types and sizes. Produced by the Tourism Research Australia.
A report producing the first set of estimates of tourism's economic contribution at the destination level for Queensland's twelve tourism regions. For each region, estimates are provided for several key performance measures such as tourism gross regional product, tourism employment and net taxes on tourism products.
A summary of Australia's Forecasting Committee's projected visitor numbers and nights in Australia by Australian residents as well as international visitors. The commentary looks at economic and industry influences that may have an effect of tourism in the future.
A summary of Australia's Tourism Forecasting Committee's projected visitor nights in Queensland by domestic and international visitors. The forecast also looks at the split between Queensland's capital and regional area and the purpose of visitor nights.