Posts Tagged ‘IVS stats’

International Visitors Survey stats show backpacker sector struggling

Posted on: April 3rd, 2019 by Mike Barrow 3 Comments

Not pretty! Is the best way to describe the latest IVS stats from Tourism Australia. The backpacker sector was down 3.8% for visitors in the December 2018 quarter based on [...] read more...

Industry news and IVS stats, Tourism Australia and the World Cup

Posted on: July 25th, 2018 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The quarterly International Visitor Survey was published on 19 July for the year ending 31 March 2018. Previous trends are continuing with overall tourism growing strongly (+8%) off the back [...] read more...

Is unfair treatment of WHM beginning to bite?

Posted on: January 9th, 2018 by Chris Harrison No Comments

Key Points for WHM visas to June 2017. In 2016-17: a total of 211,011 Working Holiday Maker (WHM) visas (subclass 417 and subclass 462) were granted, a 1.7 per cent [...] read more...

STAT BYTE: What are the latest Backpacker statistics?

Posted on: September 6th, 2017 by Mike Barrow No Comments

The latest International Visitor Survey (IVS) results have been released today and backpacker statistics are not as gloomy as the sector may have predicted. For the year ending June 2017, the [...] read more...

STAT BYTE: First & second year WHM visa numbers for the six months ending December 31

Posted on: March 27th, 2017 by Chris Harrison No Comments

So the key outcome is that the 417 visa is down 3,000 and but this is including the period when the controversy over the so called backpacker tax was at [...] read more...