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Contents >> Domestic Tourism - Regional >> Tasmania >> King Island Travel Survey

NAME OF COLLECTION

King Island Travel Survey

Contact

Market Research Manager
Tourism Tasmania
GPO Box 399
HOBART TAS 7001


Telephone: Hobart 03 6230 8162
Facsimile: Hobart 03 6230 8353

Email:: research@tourism.tas.gov.au
Internet: http://www.tas.gov.au/

Purpose

To monitor the level and characteristics of visitors to King Island.

Description

A stratified sample survey of 1,500 passengers departing King Island over a twelve-month period. Information is collected from adult visitors by means of a self-completed questionnaire.

Data detail

  • age and sex;
  • place of residence;
  • length of stay;
  • main purpose of travel;
  • main transport on island;
  • expenditure on island;
  • activities;
  • places of interest visited;
  • items purchased; and
  • type of accommodation used.

Geographic coverage

King Island, in Bass Strait

Frequency of data availability

Irregular. Calendar Year.
Last survey conducted in 1999.
From 2001/2002 this survey will be conducted by financial year.
Next Survey will be conducted for 2001/2002 with expected output due approx September 2002.

Historical data

Data are available for 1994,1995,1996.

Products and services available

Publications

King Island Travel Survey

Other

Unpublished data may be available on request.

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