South Korea Tourism in Australia - Statistics [2019]

Updated: 7 January 2020

South Korea tourism through the years

  • South Korea tourism reached a peak in 2017/18 with 304,400 visitors.
  • 2018/19 saw a decrease of 7%.
South Korean visitors to Australia between 1990 and 2019.
Data source: ABS. Image credit: Camper Champ

South Korea's share in the Australian tourism industry

  • South Korea contributed 3.1% of all international visitors in 2018/19.

Top countries that sent visitors to Australia in 2019

Data source: ABS. Image credit: Camper Champ

South Korea's contribution to tourism expenditure

  • At $1.5B, South Korea contributed over 3.3% of all tourism expenditure in Australia in 2018/19.2
  • The majority of spending came from holidaymakers, at $833M.

References

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