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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Apr 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 03/06/2011   
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APRIL KEY FIGURES

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

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
485.4
-0.5
1.0
Seasonally adjusted
489.8
2.6
. .
Original
462.4
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
636.1
1.9
10.4
Seasonally adjusted
691.3
19.6
. .
Original
693.0
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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




APRIL KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during April 2011 (485,400 movements) decreased 0.5% compared with March 2011 (487,800 movements). This followed monthly decreases of 0.8% in February 2011 and 0.7% in March 2011. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 1.0% higher than in April 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During April 2011, short-term visitor arrivals (489,800 movements) recorded an increase of 2.6% compared with March 2011 (477,300 movements). This followed monthly decreases of 2.6% in February 2011 and 2.3% in March 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 462,400 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in April 2011.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during April 2011 (636,100 movements) increased 1.9% compared with March 2011 (624,200 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.4% in February 2011 and 0.5% in March 2011. The current trend estimate for departures is 10.4% higher than in April 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During April 2011, short-term resident departures (691,300 movements) increased by 19.6% compared with March 2011 (578,200 movements). This followed monthly decreases of 0.9% in February 2011 and 5.9% in March 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 693,000 short-term resident departures from Australia during April 2011.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
May 2011 6 July 2011
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



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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