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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, May 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/07/2011   
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MAY KEY FIGURES

May '11
Apr '11 to May '11
May '10 to May'11
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
480.3
-0.5
-0.4
Seasonally adjusted
488.5
-1.0
. .
Original
386.6
. .
. .
Short-term visitor departures
Trend
645.9
1.6
10.5
Seasonally adjusted
649.4
-5.9
. .
Original
619.4
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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




MAY KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during May 2011 (480,300 movements) decreased 0.5% compared with April 2011 (482,600 movements). This followed monthly decreases of 0.8% in March 2011 and 0.6% in April 2011. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 0.4% lower than in May 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2011, short-term visitor arrivals (488,500 movements) recorded a decrease of 1.0% compared with April 2011 (493,400 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 2.2% in March 2011 and an increase of 3.4% in April 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 386,600 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in May 2011.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during May 2011 (645,900 movements) increased 1.6% compared with April 2011 (635,400 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.6% in March 2011 and 1.8% in April 2011. The current trend estimate for departures is 10.5% higher than in May 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2011, short-term resident departures (649,400 movements) decreased by 5.9% compared with April 2011 (689,800 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 5.7% in March 2011 and an increase of 19.0% in April 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 619,400 short-term resident departures from Australia during May 2011.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
June 2011 4 August 2011
July 2011 2 September 2011
August 2011 6 October 2011
September 2011 8 November 2011
October 2011 5 December 2011
November 2011 12 January 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.


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