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3401.0.55.001 - Short-term Visitor Arrival Estimates, Australia, Jun 2007  
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TREND ESTIMATES

The trend estimate for short-term visitor arrivals to Australia for June 2007 (477,700 movements), was slightly decreased from May 2007 (478,500 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.1% for April 2007 and a monthly decrease of 0.1% for May 2007.


Currently, short-term visitor arrivals are 5.3% higher than in June 2006.



SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES

The seasonally adjusted estimate for short-term visitor arrivals to Australia for June 2007 (477,200 movements) increased by 1.3% compared with May 2007 (471,300 movements). This followed monthly decreases of 5.1% for April 2007 and 1.0% for May 2007.

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




ORIGINAL ESTIMATES

In original movement terms there were an estimated 400,600 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia during June 2007.

TABLE 1: SHORT-TERM MOVEMENT, VISITOR ARRIVALS(a) - June 2007

June 07
May 07 to June 07
June 06 to June 07
'000
% change
% change

Trend
477.7
-0.2
5.3
Seasonally adjusted
477.2
1.3
. .
Original
400.6
. .
. .

. . not applicable
(a) Trend and seasonally adjusted estimates may be revised each month. See Explanatory Notes 14 to 17.

TABLE 2: SHORT-TERM MOVEMENT(a), VISITOR ARRIVALS - Country of Residence(b)

Trend
Seasonally Adjusted
Original



May 07
Jun 07
May 07
to Jun 07
Jun 06
to Jun 07
May 07
Jun 07
May 07
to Jun 07
Jun 07
Country of residence
'000
'000
% change
% change
'000
'000
% change
'000

OCEANIA & ANTARCTICA
New Zealand
99.1
100.7
1.6
14.3
103.5
101.7
-1.8
105.9
Total
111.2
112.8
1.4
13.4
115.5
113.6
-1.7
116.0
NORTH-WEST EUROPE
Germany
13.1
13.2
1.2
5.6
13.0
13.5
4.4
7.4
Netherlands
4.2
4.2
-0.5
-
4.2
4.3
3.8
2.2
Sweden
3.0
3.0
-1.1
-0.8
2.9
2.9
2.0
1.5
Switzerland
3.9
3.9
1.4
10.3
4.2
3.6
-14.8
1.7
United Kingdom
59.7
59.1
-1.0
1.2
59.5
58.5
-1.6
28.9
Total
102.4
101.7
-0.6
3.0
102.1
100.9
-1.2
55.8
SOUTHERN & EASTERN EUROPE
Italy
4.5
4.5
-0.8
4.3
4.3
4.5
4.5
3.4
Total
11.3
11.2
-0.5
9.4
11.0
11.2
1.3
7.8
NORTH AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST
Total
7.5
7.5
-
20.5
8.0
7.3
-8.6
6.3
SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Indonesia
7.4
7.7
3.5
15.6
7.5
8.1
7.7
8.2
Malaysia
13.7
13.6
-0.8
12.2
12.3
13.9
13.5
10.1
Philippines
3.7
3.7
0.5
20.4
3.7
4.0
7.3
3.5
Singapore
22.0
21.6
-1.9
3.0
23.3
19.6
-16.1
25.2
Thailand
6.7
6.7
0.6
11.3
6.8
6.9
1.2
5.0
Total
57.4
57.1
-0.4
10.6
57.5
56.0
-2.6
55.3
NORTH-EAST ASIA
China
30.3
29.8
-1.5
14.0
26.9
28.8
7.2
19.8
Japan
45.4
44.4
-2.2
-15.1
39.6
47.7
20.4
37.2
Korea
22.3
22.2
-0.5
3.3
22.0
21.8
-0.5
18.7
Taiwan
7.8
7.7
-1.0
6.6
7.8
6.9
-12.4
6.5
Total
118.6
116.9
-1.4
-3.1
109.1
118.1
8.2
92.3
AMERICAS
Canada
9.7
9.8
0.6
4.8
9.6
9.5
-1.4
5.2
United States of America
38.4
38.4
-0.2
0.5
37.0
38.2
3.1
42.6
Total
52.8
52.8
0.1
3.2
51.3
52.3
2.0
51.1
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
South Africa
5.5
5.5
0.6
19.9
5.4
5.4
1.6
4.9
Total
7.3
7.3
0.8
18.8
7.1
7.3
2.2
6.2
Total(c)
478.5
477.7
-0.2
5.3
471.3
477.2
1.3
400.6

- nil or rounded to zero (including null cells)
(a) This table presents a summary of the most recent overseas arrivals and departures estimates. Time series data for months earlier than those presented in this table are available as time series spreadsheets from the ABS website.
(b) Data for the current month are statistically modelled on passport movements and past arrival trends from passenger cards. Monthly data prior to the current month are estimates based on passenger card data.
(c) Includes Southern and Central Asia and not stated/inadequately described.


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