How many tourists from Malaysia visit Australia each year?
389,300 Malaysian tourists visited Australia between July 2018 and June 2019.1
How many tourists from Malaysia visited Australia in 2021?
Over 660 visitors from Malaysia came to Australia between April 2020 and March 2021. Visitors from Malaysia were down 99.8% when compared to the over 318,000 visitors of the previous year.
How much did Malaysian visitors spend in 2021?
Visitors from Malaysia spent over $7 million during visits to Australia between April 2020 and March 2021. Spending by visitors from Malaysia was down 99.4% when compared to the over $1.1 billion spent during the previous year.
Malaysian tourism through the years
Malaysian tourism saw a 1% decrease from the 393,600 visitors during the 2017/18 year.
Malaysian tourism peaked in 2016/17 with 405,600 visitors and has been on a slow decline since then.
Malaysia's share in the Australian tourism industry
Malaysia accounted for 4.3% of all visitors to Australia.
Top countries that sent visitors to Australia in 2019
Malaysia's contribution to tourism expenditure
At $1.3B, Malaysia accounted for 2.9% of all expenditure for the 2018/19 year.2
The highest average spenders were those visiting for business purposes, at $411 per night.
Spend on holidays was also high, at $252 per night.