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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Sep 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/11/2010   
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SEPTEMBER KEY FIGURES

Sep '10
Aug '10 to Sep '10
Sep '09 to Sep '10
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
502.9
1.2
7.7
Seasonally adjusted
511.4
1.7
. .
Original
474.9
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
606.7
0.4
12.6
Seasonally adjusted
608.0
2.1
. .
Original
725.8
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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




SEPTEMBER KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals to Australia during September 2010 (502,900 movements) increased 1.2% compared with August 2010 (496,700 movements). This followed similar monthly increases of 1.2% in July 2010 and 1.3% in August 2010. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 7.7% higher than in September 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During September 2010, short-term visitor arrivals (511,400 movements) recorded an increase of 1.7% compared with August 2010 502,600 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 1.0% for July 2010 and an increase of 3.3% for August 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 474,900 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in September 2010.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures from Australia during September 2010 (606,700 movements) increased 0.4% compared with August 2010 (604,100 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.0% for July 2010 and 0.8% for August 2010. The current trend estimate for departures is 12.6% higher than in September 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During September 2010, short-term resident departures (608,000 movements) increased by 2.1% compared with August 2010 (595,800 movements). This followed monthly decreases of 2.3% for July and 1.1% for August 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 725,800 short-term resident departures from Australia during September 2010.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
October 2010 6 December 2010
November 2010 12 January 2011
December 2010 8 February 2011
January 2011 7 March 2011
February 2011 5 April 2011
March 2011 10 May 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.


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