National Visitor Survey (NVS) results, year ending December 2022
Figure 1: Key domestic visitor highlights for Victoria
Figure 2: Domestic overnight visitation summary results
For the year ending December 2022 (released April 2023), key points include:
- Domestic overnight expenditure has fully recovered above pre-COVID-19 levels (+19% above the year ending December 2019) to $20.3 billion in the year ending December 2022 and noted a substantial increase compared to the same time in 2021 (+103%).
- Domestic overnight spend in regional Victoria has well exceeded pre-pandemic levels (+39% to $10.4 billion).
- Melbourne’s recovery gained further strength in these results and recorded a strong rebound in domestic overnight spend which exceeded the pre-pandemic year ending December 2019 (+4% to $9.9 billion).
- Daytrip spend to/within Victoria has fully recovered and surpassed the year ending December 2019 result to reach $7.9 billion (+19%).
How many Australians visit Victoria, where are they from and how much do they spend?
- Victoria's Domestic Tourism Performance Infographic year ending December 2022 (PDF 94.06 KB)
- Domestic visitor and expenditure estimates – year ending December 2022 (XLSX 581 KB)
- Domestic visitor and expenditure estimates – year ending September 2022 (XLSX 677.81 KB)
- Domestic visitor and expenditure estimates – year ending June 2022 (XLSX 680.93 KB)
- Domestic visitor and expenditure estimates year ending March 2022 (XLSX 680.05 KB)
Visit Tourism Research Australia for a range of interactive dashboards and monthly domestic visitor data.
Next NVS release: year ending March 2023 data in June 2023 (TBC)
Where are Victoria's tourism regions, and what do we know about regional visitation?
How many Australians will visit Victoria in the future?
Visit Tourism Research Australia for the latest tourism forecasts for Australia.
Domestic Visitor Profiles
Visit Tourism Research Australia to access a suite of 22 domestic visitor profiles to better understand various domestic visitor segments based on who they are (e.g. family group) or what activities they undertake (e.g. Arts and Culture).
Page last updated 30 June 2021. Data considered correct at time of publishing.