Indonesia is top stop for Katherine travellers

TOP SPOT: Indonesia the most popular destinations for Katherine residents. Photo: Getty Images
TOP SPOT: Indonesia the most popular destinations for Katherine residents. Photo: Getty Images

The most popular destination for Katherine residents is Indonesia, followed by the UK then New Zealand.

Northern Territorians are the most travelled residents of Australia.

According to the Flight Centre report, Northern Territorians each travel an average of 537.52 kilometres per person to reach their holiday destination.

People living in Australia's Capital Territory were the second most travelled, clocking up 525.65 kilometres per capita.

Domestically, local travel is going strong.

Sydney and Melbourne are the top domestic destinations for the rest of the country but for Territorians, Brisbane was the most visited domestic destination.

The Turner Report, named after the Flight Centre's SEO Graham "Skroo" Turner, taps into the company's database of customers, which is then used to explore Australian travel trends.

Information obtained from the report feeds into a dedicated online website that allows you to search for travel information based on postcodes.

Called Postcodes and Postcards: Australians on the Move in the Golden Age of Travel, you can find, how people are travelling, if they're in a group or alone, and how much they are spending.

The report also gives other insights into travellers, such as which age group travels the most (25-29) and the most popular time of year to travel (December).

The average Australian traveller is reportedly a 47-year-old male who travels for 15 days.

Flight Centre has a rolling study known as the Turner Affordability Index which tracks past and present flight affordability comparative to income levels.

The 29 passengers aboard the first Qantas Lockheed Constellation bound for London in December 1947 paid the equivalent of $1170,  about 85 weeks’ pay for the average worker at the time, for the four-day each-way flight.

In 2016’s wages, a typical return flight to London has become even cheaper, at just 1.14 weeks’ pay for an everyday Australian worker.

Australia's most well-travelled suburbs

North Sydney, NSW

Campbelltown, NSW

Wangara, WA

Rouse Hill, NSW

Werribee, VIC

Cranbourne, VIC

Liverpool, NSW

Success, WA

Gosford, NSW

Mandurah, WA

Australia's biggest spenders on travel

North Sydney, NSW

Brisbane City, QLD

Rouse Hill, NSW

Wangara, WA

Campbelltown, NSW

Werribee, VIC

Gosford, NSW

Baulkham Hills, NSW

Caloundra, QLD

Liverpool, NSW