2022 Impact Report

Adelaide Fringe has once again cemented its status as one of the world's leading arts festivals, generating $74.9 million in expenditure and bringing $50.1 million of new money into South Australia (an increase of 58% on 2021!).

2022 Key Facts and Figures:

  • Total expenditure generated was $74.9 million
  • $50.1 million of new money generated to the state
  • $19.7 million in box office revenue
  • 727,567 tickets were sold, with the average Fringe-goer attending 4.6 shows
  • 32,011 tourists visited, generating 178,055 tourist nights by interstate/international audiences and artists
  • Each tourist spent an average of $2,258
  • More than 5820 artists, 1195 shows, 363 venues and 252 world premiers 
  • 6,260 direct and indirect jobs were created 
  • $2.7 million worth of grants were distributed

Download a version of the 2022 Adelaide Fringe Impact Report here, or view a copy online below. For a plain text copy of this document, click here.

Banner Image – Event: 2022 Program Launch. Photographer: Jack Fenby