Discover Ballina - Value of Tourism - North Coast
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DEstination North CoastEvery minute of every day, Tourism delivers $9,787 of visitor spend into North Coast - that is almost $14.1 million per day!!

Attached is the Value of Tourismdocument for the North Coast for 2019. 

What are some of the key changes that have happened from 2018 to 2019?

  • Every minute of every day tourism delivered $9,787 of visitor spend to the North Coast. This is $14.1  million per day and $5.1B annually, a 12% increase on 2018.
  • Tourism continues to deliver 9.5% of our jobs supporting 7,394 businesses (+4.5% YOY) and employing just under 22k residents
  • Tourism delivered $1.7 billion (6.8%) of the region’s GVA
  • Visitors stayed in North Coast hotels for 28.5 million nights (+14%), delivering $405 million in accommodation revenue, with an average nightly rate of $185
  • Airports in the region supported 10,616  flights (+0.4%) with a total capacity of  849,143 seats (-0.8%)

Source: Destination North Coast

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