The following fact sheets, prepared by Tourism Victoria's research unit, provide useful information about the tourism's important and sizeable contribution to Victoria's economy.
The value of tourism in Victoria
Economic Contribution of Tourism to Victoria, 2014-2015 (1.04 mb) provides valuable insight into the value of tourism to the State's economy, including tourism employment figures.
For more information please see tra.gov.au
Economic importance of tourism in Victoria's regions
Victorian Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts Summary, 2013-14 (600 kb)provides data about the estimated economic importance of tourism for Melbourne versus Regional Victoria and within each of Victoria's tourism regions. Further detail is included in a dedicated factsheet for each region below.
This user guide includes explanations of the key accounting concepts used, as well as guidelines on how to interpret and use the economic estimates: Regional Tourism Satellite Account User Guide (157 kb)
Number and type of Tourism Businesses in Victoria
Victorian Tourism Businesses June 2015 Factsheet (221 kb)PDF provides data on the number of tourism businesses in Victoria and its regions in June 2015. Breakdowns by type and size are also included as well as comparisions for the period June 2011 to June 2015.
For more information please see www.tra.gov.au/research/Economic_reports
Find out about the economic impact assessment of the Grand Prix
The following reports provide an overview on economic impact of the Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix and its benefits for Victoria.
Economic Impact 2011 Formula 1 Grand Prix, July 2011 (1.1 mb)
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix: Benefits to Victoria, July 2011 (331 kb)
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix: Comparative Broadcast Analysis 2008 - 2009 (928 kb)