The Caravan and Camping State of Industry 2019 is a comprehensive annual review of all caravanning and camping tourism figures, recreational vehicle manufacturing, caravan imports, accommodation figures and caravan and campervan registration statistics for 2018. This is discussed in context with the national economy along with historical industry trends to help inform industry of the current situation and the trajectory of the future of the caravanning and camping industry.
Published: May, 2019
Australia’s caravan industry enjoyed a record year
in 2018, with domestic caravan and camping
trips exceeding 12.8 overnights trips and nights
reaching 53.5 million, a 7.1% and 3% increase
respectively from 2017; total recreational vehicle
registrations increased by 5% to reach 679,393; and
a record number of units manufactured, with 23,070
recreational vehicles produced last year.