Western Australia Tourism Statistics

Page last updated: 08 October 2020

Over 10.1 million travellers visited Western Australia in the year ending June 2020.1
  • This total was made up of 747,000 international visitors and over 9.3 million domestic visitors
  • Visitors to Western Australia decreased by 12.1% when compared with the 11.5 million visitors of 2018/19

Impact of the Coronavirus on Tourism Expenditure in Western Australia

International

International visitors spent an estimated $1.7 billion during trips to Western Australia in the year ending June 2020.1
  • International spending was down 26.7% when compared to the $2.23 billion of 2018/19

Domestic

Domestic visitors spent an estimated $7 billion during trips to Western Australia in the year ending June 2020
  • Domestic spending was down 14.4% when compared to the $8.2 billion of 2018/19

Total

Combined, visitors to Western Australia spent a total of $8.7 billion in the year ending June 2020
  • Total spending was down 16.3% when compared to the $10.4 billion of the previous year
Data source: TRA. Image credit: Camper Champ

How many tourists visited Western Australia in 2019?

Over 11.5 million tourists and other visitors arrived in Western Australia between July 2018 and June 2019.1

  • This total includes 10.6 million domestic overnight visitors and 973K international visitors.

How many tourists visit Perth?

  • Over 5.7 million tourists and other visitors arrived in Perth between July 2018 and June 2019.
  • Read more: Perth Tourism Statistics

How many tourists visit Margaret River each year?

  • Over 1.1 million people visited Margaret River in 2018.2

How much do visitors spend at Margaret River?

  • Visitors spent over $474 million during visits to Margaret River in 2018.

How long do visitors stay at Margaret River?

  • Visitors stayed for an average of 3 nights at Margaret River in 2018.
  • Visitors spent over 2.4 million nights at Margaret River in 2018.

How many tourists visit Wave Rock each year?

  • Over 100,000 people visit Wave Rock each year.3

References

  1. TRA: International Visitor Survey, 2019, National Visitor Survey 2019
  2. TRA: Local Government Area Profile, Augusta-Magaret River,2019
  3. Australias Golden Outback: Destination, Hyden and Wave Rock