How many American tourists visit Australia each year?
An estimated 582,600 visitors from the US travelled to Australia for the year ending June 20201
Visitors from the US decreased by 28.3% when compared with the 811,900 of the previous year
The effects of the coronavirus travel restrictions are the main cause of this dramatic decrease
The US was the 3rd highest source of visitors to Australia in 2019/20
How many American tourists visited Australia in 2021?
Over 7,100 American visitors came to Australia between April 2020 and March 2021. Visitors from the United States were down 99% when compared to the over 713,800 visitors of the previous year.
How much did American tourists spend in Australia in 2021?
Visitors from the United States spent over $115 million during visits to Australia between April 2020 and March 2021. Spending by American visitors was down 96.9% when compared to the over $3.6 billion spent during the previous year.
Impact of the Coronavirus on American Tourist Expenditure
Visitors from the US spent an estimated $2.9 billion during visits to Australia in the year ending June 2020
Spending was down 27.5% when compared with the $4 billion of the previous year
How many American tourists visited Australia in 2019?
Over 811,000 American tourists visited Australia between July 2018 and June 2019, a record peak. The number of visitors has been growing steadily since 2010.1
American tourism through the years
American tourism increased by 3% in 2018/19 compared with 787,600 the previous year.
Despite a slight drop in the early 2000s, American visitors to Australia have generally been on the rise.
The USA's share in the Australian tourism industry
The USA accounted for 9.0% of all tourism in Australia for the 2018/19 year.
The USA currently ranks 3rd for the top visitors to Australia.
Top countries that sent visitors to Australia in 2019
Reasons Americans visit Australia
Holidays are cited as the most common reason Americans visit Australia.
Many also come to visit friends and relatives.
The USA's contribution to tourism expenditure in Australia
At an estimated $4B in 2018/19, the USA accounted for 9% of all expenditure from international tourists, ranking 2nd.2
The top spender for 2018/19 was China at $11.9B.
Top American Travel Trends in 2019
What do American tourists spend on in Australia?
Americans rank 1st in spending on food, drink and accommodation at $65 per day.
Americans also rank 1st for tours and transport at $62 per day.
Comparatively, American tourists spend only $9 per day on education, showing that their main reason to visit is holidays.
How long do American tourists stay in Australia?
The average length of stay was 17 nights, significantly lower than the overall average of 32.
This could be attributed to the lower number of vacation days american workers receive each year