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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Jan 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/03/2011   
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JANUARY KEY FIGURES

Jan '11
Dec '10 to Jan '11
Jan '10 to Jan '11
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
504.5
-
4.7
Seasonally adjusted
502.9
-0.4
. .
Original
479.4
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
609.6
0.5
9.4
Seasonally adjusted
617.3
2.0
. .
Original
554.2
. .
. .

. . not applicable
- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)

Visitor arrivals, Short-term
Graph: Visitor arrivals, Short-term

Resident departures, Short-term
Graph: Resident departures, Short-term




JANUARY KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during January 2011 (504,500 movements) changed little compared with December 2010 (504,700 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.2% in November 2010 and 0.1% in December 2010. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 4.7% higher than in January 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During January 2011, short-term visitor arrivals (502,900 movements) recorded a decrease of 0.4% compared with December 2010 (505,100 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.1% in November 2010 and 0.4% in December 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 479,400 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in January 2011.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during January 2011 (609,600 movements) increased 0.5% compared with December 2010 (606,600 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.2% for November 2010 and 0.3% for December 2010. The current trend estimate for departures is 9.4% higher than in January 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During January 2011, short-term resident departures (617,300 movements) increased by 2.0% compared with December 2010 (605,000 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.8% for November 2010 and 0.4% for December 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 554,200 short-term resident departures from Australia during January 2011.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
February 2011 5 April 2011
March 2011 10 May 2011
April 2011 3 June 2011
May 2011 6 July 2011
June 2011 4 August 2011
July 2011 2 September 2011



DATA NOTES

This publication contains overseas movement data which should not be interpreted as 'persons'. See paragraph 5 of the Explanatory Notes for more detail.

The statistics in this publication have been rounded to the nearest 100 for short-term movements and to the nearest 10 for permanent and long-term movements. As a result, sums of the components may not add exactly to totals. Analysis featured in this publication is based on unrounded data. Calculations made on rounded data may differ to those published.


CHANGES IN THIS ISSUE

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