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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Jan 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/03/2013   
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JANUARY KEY FIGURES

Jan '13
Dec '12 to Jan '13
Jan '12 to Jan 13
'000
% change
% change

Short-Term Visitor Arrivals
Trend
532.0
0.4
6.2
Seasonally adjusted
525.5
-2.3
. .
Original
495.0
. .
. .
Short-Term Resident Departures
Trend
691.8
0.2
4.6
Seasonally adjusted
689.3
-0.8
. .
Original
604.7
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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 2013 (532,000 movements) increased 0.4% compared with December 2012 (529,700 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.7% in November and 0.5% in December 2012. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 6.2% higher than in January 2012.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During January 2013, short-term visitor arrivals (525,500 movements) recorded a decrease of 2.3% compared with December 2012 (538,000 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.7% in November and 2.0% in December 2012.
  • Original estimates: There were 495,000 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in January 2013.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during January 2013 (691,800 movements) increased 0.2% compared with December 2012 (690,300 movements). This follows monthly increases of 0.2% in both November and December 2012. The current trend estimate for departures is 4.6% higher than in January 2012.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During January 2013, short-term resident departures (689,300 movements) decreased 0.8% compared with December 2012 (694,900 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.7% in November 2012 and 0.5% in December 2012.
  • Original estimates: There were 604,700 short-term resident departures from Australia during January 2013.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
February 2013 9 April 2013
March 2013 7 May 2013
April 2013 4 June 2013
May 2013 8 July 2013
June 2013 2 August 2013
July 2013 4 September 2013



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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