Economic significance

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, 2015-16 (647 kb)PDF PDF provides valuable insight into the value of tourism to the State's economy in terms of GSP, GVA and includes employment generated by the tourism sector.

For more information please see tra.gov.au External link

Economic importance of tourism in Victoria's regions

Victorian Regional Tourism Satellite Accounts Summary, 2013-14 (600 kb)PDFprovides 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)PDF

Melbourne Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (399 kb)PDF

Daylesford and Macedon Ranges Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (430 kb)PDF

Gippsland Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (420 kb)PDF

Goldfields Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (431 kb)PDF

Grampians Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (444 kb)PDF

Great Ocean Road Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (431 kb)PDF

Mornington Peninsula Tourism Satellite Account 2013-14 (394 kb)PDF

Murray Regional Tourism Satellite Account 2013-14 (486 kb)PDF

Phillip Island Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (397 kb)PDF

Victorias High Country Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (399 kb)PDF

Yarra Valley and Dandenong Ranges Tourism Satellite Account Summary 2013-14 (399 kb)PDF

Number and type of Tourism Businesses in Victoria

Victorian Tourism Businesses June 2016 Factsheet (222 kb)PDFprovides data on the number of tourism businesses in Victoria and its regions in June 2016.  Breakdowns by type and size are also included as well as comparisions for the period June 2012 to June 2016. 

For more information please see TRA External link

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) PDF
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix: Benefits to Victoria, July 2011 (331 kb) PDF
Formula 1 Australian Grand Prix: Comparative Broadcast Analysis 2008 - 2009 (928 kb) PDF

Last Updated 13th September 2017