Hong Kong Tourism in Australia - Statistics [2019]

Updated: 7 January 2020

309,500 Hong Kong tourists visited Australia between July 2018 and June 2019, the highest number of visitors ever recorded.1

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