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NAME OF COLLECTION

Queensland Visitor Survey

Contact

Research Department
Tourism Queensland
GPO Box 328
BRISBANE QLD 4001


Telephone: Brisbane (07) 3406 5420
Facsimile: Brisbane (07) 3406 5329

Internet:http://www.tq.com.au/research

Purpose

To obtain detailed information and monitor trends in visitation based in commercial accommodation in Queensland and regions.

Description

The survey covers those persons staying in commercial accommodation throughout Queensland. A tourist is defined as a person who, for any purpose, is away from his or her usual place of residence for a period of at least one night but not more than 90 nights and at a location at least 40 kilometres away from his or her usual place of residence. A combination of self-completion questionnaires and face-to-face interviews is used.

Data detail

  • visitors and visitor nights;
  • usual place of residence;
  • age of visitors;
  • average length of stay;
  • type of transport used;
  • size of travel party;
  • expenditure.
Geographic coverage

Queensland. Data are available for 11 regions of Queensland, generally in accordance with ABS Statistical Divisions.

Frequency of data availability

Annual (financial year).
Publication ceased as at December 1997.
For ongoing information please refer to National Visitor Survey entry.

Historical data

Data are available from 1983-84 to 1996-97.
Data from the Domestic Tourism Monitor and some State Tourism Surveys which have now been replaced by the National Visitors Survey (NVS) are not directly comparable with NVS results.

Products and services available

Publications

QVS Executive Summary
QVS Regional Executive Summaries
QVS Postcode Analysis (Yearly)

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