Travel services statistics

Whole of Australian Government (WoAG) Travel Arrangements

Air Travel - Expenditure (GST inclusive)

  Domestic
(millions)
Real Terms
(millions)
International
(millions)
Real Terms
(millions)
Total Spend
(millions)
Real Terms
(millions)
2007/08
(baseline -pre WoAG)
$378.0 $378.0 $151.6 $151.6 $529.6 $529.6
2010/11 $309.3 $284.3 $170.8 $157.0 $480.0 $441.2
2011/12 $322.7 $289.9 $180.9 $162.5 $503.6 $452.4
2012/13 $263.9 $231.8 $150.4 $132.1 $414.2 $363.9
2013/14  $243.3 $208.1 $134.0 $114.6 $377.3 $322.7
2014/15  $243.8 $205.0 $144.0 $121.1 $387.8 $326.0
2015/16  $269.3 $223.3 $154.3 $128.0 $423.6 $351.3
2016/17  $276.7 $225.6 $157.7 $128.6 $434.4 $354.2
2017/18  $282.7 $226.2 $163.6 $130.9 $446.2 $357.0

Air Travel - sectors (one way legs of a trip)

  Domestic
(million)
International
(thousand)
Total Sectors
(million)
2007/08 
(baseline -pre WoAG)
1.2 0.1 1.3
2010/11 1.3 0.1 1.4
2011/12 1.3 0.2 1.5
2012/13 1.2 0.2 1.4
2013/14  1.0 0.1 1.1
2014/15  1.0 0.2 1.2
2015/16  1.1 0.2 1.3
2016/17  1.1 0.2 1.3
2017/18  1.1 0.2 1.3

Notes:

  • Data is for entities that participate in the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements, which are mandatory for non-corporate Commonwealth entities and optional for corporate Commonwealth entities.
  • Discrepancies between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.
  • Real terms data has been adjusted for CPI using 2007-08 as the baseline year.
  • Data is provided by suppliers contracted under the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements and can be amended over time.
  • Data for 2008-09 and 2009-10 was not collected due to scoping study and tender processes.

Domestic Accommodation

  Spend
(million)
Real Terms
(million)
Room Nights
(thousand)
Bookings
(thousand)
2013/14  $107.7 $92.1 588 207
2014/15  $121.5 $102.2 666 225
2015/16  $132.3 $109.7 726 246
2016/17  $133.0 $108.4 727 253
2017/18  $141.5 $113.2 771 261

Notes:

  • Data is for entities that participate in the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements, which are mandatory for non-corporate Commonwealth entities and optional for corporate Commonwealth entities.
  • Discrepancies between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.
  • Real terms data has been adjusted for CPI using 2007-08 as the baseline year.
  • Data is provided by suppliers contracted under the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements and can be amended over time.

Domestic Car Rental

  Spend
(millions)
Real Terms
(millions)
Rental Ddays
(thousand)
Bookings
(thousand)
2012/13 $4.8 $4.3 62 20
2013/14  $17.9 $15.3 227 66
2014/15  $19.5 $16.4 238 66
2015/16  $19.9 $16.5 246 71
2016/17  $20.8 $17.0 259 73
2017/18  $19.4 $15.5 239 71

Notes:

  • Data is for entities that participate in the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements, which are mandatory for non-corporate Commonwealth entities and optional for corporate Commonwealth entities.
  • Discrepancies between totals and sums of components are due to rounding.
  • Real terms data has been adjusted for CPI using 2007-08 as the baseline year.
  • Data is provided by suppliers contracted under the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements and can be amended over time.

Online Booking Tools (OBT)

Notes:

  • The online booking tool cannot be used for all types of travel. For example, travel involving groups, charters, accompanied minors, firearms, animals or small freight must be booked offline.
  • Data is for entities that participate in the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements, which are mandatory for non-corporate Commonwealth entities and optional for corporate Commonwealth entities.
  • Data is provided by suppliers contracted under the Whole of Australian Government Travel Arrangements and can be amended over time.
  • The International online booking tool can be only be used for simple international travel i.e. six sectors or less.

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