Latest Regional Tourism Satellite Account (RTSA) results for 2016-17

The latest Regional Tourism Satellite Account (RTSA) results for 2016-17 were  released by Tourism Research Australia (TRA) on Friday 6 July.  

Gross Regional Product

  • In 2016-17 tourism contributed $15.7 billion to Melbourne’s economy (comprising $8.4 billion directly and $7.3 billion indirectly).
  • The contribution of tourism to Victoria is $24.8 billion in GSP (comprising $12.2 billion directly and $12.6 billion indirectly).

Employment

  • Tourism generated employment of an estimated 119,800 people in Melbourne (comprising 79,100 direct and 40,700 indirect jobs).
  • Tourism in Victoria generated 214,500 jobs in Victoria (comprising 143,800 direct and 70,700 indirect jobs).
  • More people are employed in tourism in Melbourne than in regional Victoria. Tourism employment in Melbourne contributes 56% of total tourism employment in the State.

The following summaries are available for download.

The Value of tourism to Victoria 2016-17

Victorian regional tourism satellite accounts summary - includes data for Melbourne

Please refer to the Tourism Industry Resources website for more information.

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