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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Aug 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/10/2011   
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AUGUST KEY FIGURES

Aug'11
Jul'11 to Aug'11
Aug '10 to Aug'11
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
491.0
0.8
-1.0
Seasonally adjusted
500.4
2.6
. .
Original
468.6
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
664.9
0.6
10.7
Seasonally adjusted
661.5
0.2
. .
Original
648.9
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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




AUGUST KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during August 2011 (491,000 movements) increased 0.8% compared with July 2011 (487,100 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.5% in June 2011 and 0.6% in July 2011. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 1.0% lower than in August 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During August 2011, short-term visitor arrivals (500,400 movements) recorded an increase of 2.6% compared with July 2011 (487,700 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 1.8% in June 2011 and an increase of 2.2% in July 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 468,600 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in August 2011.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during August 2011 (664,900 movements) increased 0.6% compared with July 2011 (660,800 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.2% in June 2011 and 0.8% in July 2011. The current trend estimate for departures is 10.7% higher than in August 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During August 2011, short-term resident departures (661,500 movements) increased by 0.2% compared with July 2011 (660,000 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 1.8% in June 2011 and an increase of 3.3% in July 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 648,900 short-term resident departures from Australia during August 2011.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
September 2011 8 November 2011
October 2011 5 December 2011
November 2011 12 January 2012
December 2011 7 February 2012
January 2012 6 March 2012
February 2012 5 April 2012



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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