Hong Kong Tourism in Australia - Statistics [2020]

Updated: 24 August 2021

How many tourists from Hong Kong visited Australia in 2021?

Over 1,640 visitors from Hong Kong came to Australia between April 2020 and March 2021. Visitors from Hong Kong were down 99.4% when compared to the over 268,000 visitors of the previous year.

How much did visitors from Hong Kong spend in 2021?

Visitors from Hong Kong spent over $21 million during visits to Australia between April 2020 and March 2021. Spending by Hong Kong visitors was down 98.4% when compared to the $1.3 billion spent during the previous year.

Hong Kong tourism through the years

  • Hong Kong visitors grew by 3.6% in 2018/19.
  • The number has increased steadily since 2011.
South Korean visitors to Australia between 1990 and 2019.
Data source: ABS. Image credit: Camper Champ

Hong Kong's share in the Australian tourism industry

  • Hong Kong contributed 3.4 percent of all visitors to Australia in 2018/19.

Top countries that sent visitors to Australia in 2019

Data source: ABS. Image credit: Camper Champ

Hong Kong's contribution to tourism expenditure

  • At $1.4B, Hong Kong contributed 3.1% of all tourism expenditure in 2018/19.2
  • The main expenditure was from holidaymakers, at $558M.
  • The highest average spenders were those visiting for business, at $607 per night.

References

  1. ABS: Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, August 2019
  2. TRA: International Visitor Survey, 2019