International Visitor Survey data download

As part of our ongoing commitment to supporting tourism research, this page provides the International Visitor Survey (IVS) microdata.

Latest data for download

The microdata for the latest International Visitor Survey are contained in this zip file.

International Visitor Survey part 1 [ZIP, 22 MB]

International Visitor Survey part 2 [ZIP, 9.1 MB]

Data format

The data are in comma separated value (CSV) format as tables that are copies of the database views used by our analysts. This format is aimed at specialist researchers with statistical tools and skills.

Data tables in the zip file

The tables contained in the zip file are listed below.

International Visitor Survey Zip 1

Data table

Description

vw_IVSSurveyMainHeader

Contains main survey details and all single-response question answers.

vw_IVSAccommodationUsed

Provides details of accommodation types used by respondent – multiple responses possible.

vw_IVSActivities

Provides details of activities done by the respondent during their visit – multiple responses possible.

vw_IVSAirlineRating

Provides details of airlines used by the respondent and their rating of them – multiple responses possible.

vw_IVSAppealReasons

Provides details of reasons why NZ appealed to the respondent – multiple responses possible.

vw_IVSCycleOwnership

Provides details of respondent’s cycle ownership while on trip.

vw_IVSDecisionMakingProcess – After arriving in NZ

Provides details of sources of information used by the respondent and the trip stage that those sources were used for – multiple responses possible.

Vw_IVSDecisionMakingProcess – Planning and booking

Provides details of websites used for planning & booking trip, together with a rating of how useful the website was.

vw_IVSEnvironmentPracticeRating

Provides details of visitor experiences with the environment.

vw_IVSExpenditure

Provides details of costs by different payment methods used by the respondent (eg, credit card, cash).

vw_IVSHobbitExperienceType

Provides details of visitors experience of Hobbit Trilogy related activities.

vw_IVSHobbitTrilogyAppealFactor

Provides details of what appealed about the Hobbit Trilogy.

vw_IVSiSiteUsage

Provides details of what the respondent used the iSite information network for.

International Visitor Survey Zip 2

Data table

Description

vw_IVSItineraryPlaces

Details of where the respondent stayed on the trip and the number of nights spent.

vw_IVSOtherCountriesVisitedAfterNZ

Details of other countries visited after NZ.

vw_IVSOtherCountriesVisitedBeforeNZ

Details of other countries visited before NZ.

vw_IVSPurposefullyLookedForQmk

Details which amenities the respondent chose based specifically on the fact that it was Qualmark rated.

vw_IVSQualmarkFailedExpectations

Provides details as to why the respondent felt that Qualmark facilities failed the expectations.

vw_IVSSatisfactionRatingReasons

Provides details of the respondent’s rating of various amenities etc.

vw_IVSSatisfactionRatings

Provides details of the respondent’s rating of various amenities etc.

vw_IVSSocialMediaUsage

Provides detail as to how the respondent used social media and at which stage of the trip it was used.

vw_IVSSocialMediaUsed

Provides detail as to which social media the respondent used and at which stage of the trip it was used.

vw_IVSTechnologyTypes

Provides details of the different technology types used by the respondent.

vw_IVSTechnologyUses

Provides details of the uses of technology by the respondent.

vw_IVSTransport

Provides details of the different transport used by the respondent.

vw_IVSTravelParty

Provides details of the travel party the respondent was in for the trip.

 

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Disclaimer

The Ministry of Business, Innovation and Employment (MBIE) won't be held accountable for any error, inaccurate findings or interpretation within the data. We're also not responsible for the results of any actions taken on the basis of this information.

Last updated: 23 May 2019