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

The trend estimate for short-term visitor arrivals to Australia for March 2007 (487,000 movements) increased by 0.8% compared with February 2007 (482,900 movements). This follows monthly increases of 1.0% for both January 2007 and February 2007.


Currently, short-term visitor arrivals are 5.7% higher than in March 2006.



SEASONALLY ADJUSTED ESTIMATES

The seasonally adjusted estimate for short-term visitor arrivals to Australia for March 2007 (505,000 movements) increased by 8.1% compared with February 2007 (467,200 movements). This followed monthly decreases of 0.6% for January 2007 and 2.6% for February 2007.

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




ORIGINAL ESTIMATES

In original movement terms there were an estimated 527,100 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia during March 2007.

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

Mar 07
Feb 07 to Mar 07
Mar 06 to Mar 07
'000
% change
% change

Trend
487.0
0.8
5.7
Seasonally adjusted
505.0
8.1
. .
Original
527.1
. .
. .

. . 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



Feb 07
Mar 07
Feb 07
to Mar 07
Mar 06
to Mar 07
Feb 07
Mar 07
Feb 07
to Mar 07
Mar 07
Country of residence
'000
'000
% change
% change
'000
'000
% change
'000

OCEANIA & ANTARCTICA
New Zealand
94.9
95.0
0.1
4.8
93.5
93.1
-0.4
85.9
Total
107.2
107.5
0.2
5.6
104.8
106.3
1.4
97.7
NORTH-WEST EUROPE
Germany
12.7
12.8
1.3
0.4
12.8
13.0
1.4
15.6
Netherlands
4.4
4.5
0.9
5.1
4.1
4.6
14.6
5.0
Sweden
3.0
3.1
1.8
-0.3
2.7
3.4
27.8
3.6
Switzerland
3.5
3.5
-0.1
-4.5
3.4
3.6
6.0
3.9
United Kingdom
62.7
63.1
0.6
4.5
59.8
65.1
8.9
85.0
Total
105.5
106.5
1.0
5.0
101.4
110.2
8.7
133.8
SOUTHERN & EASTERN EUROPE
Italy
4.5
4.6
0.8
9.6
4.3
4.8
12.6
3.8
Total
12.2
12.8
4.7
25.7
11.1
15.1
36.4
13.2
NORTH AFRICA & THE MIDDLE EAST
Total
7.5
7.6
1.8
26.0
7.4
7.7
3.4
7.2
SOUTH-EAST ASIA
Indonesia
6.9
6.8
-1.0
-
6.5
7.0
8.1
6.9
Malaysia
14.1
14.4
2.0
12.8
13.7
14.5
6.0
13.0
Philippines
3.8
3.9
3.4
33.8
3.9
4.0
3.3
4.6
Singapore
21.8
21.6
-0.8
2.1
20.7
20.8
0.7
18.9
Thailand
6.7
6.8
1.0
8.4
6.7
6.7
0.4
8.1
Total
56.8
57.2
0.7
9.0
54.9
56.9
3.7
55.5
NORTH-EAST ASIA
China
31.3
33.1
6.0
28.2
29.8
39.6
32.6
32.9
Japan
51.4
50.9
-1.0
-6.8
51.9
51.3
-1.2
59.9
Korea
22.0
21.6
-1.8
6.1
18.8
23.3
23.7
22.3
Taiwan
7.6
7.6
0.3
-2.4
8.5
8.2
-3.9
8.0
Total
125.3
126.4
0.9
3.3
121.2
136.4
12.6
136.3
AMERICAS
Canada
9.1
9.2
1.0
-2.7
9.1
9.6
5.1
12.3
United States of America
38.3
38.2
-0.2
-2.2
37.4
39.1
4.5
44.3
Total
51.5
51.5
0.1
-0.9
50.5
53.2
5.3
61.8
SUB-SAHARAN AFRICA
South Africa
5.2
5.3
1.8
14.9
4.5
5.9
31.1
7.7
Total
7.2
7.4
2.6
20.2
6.2
8.3
33.8
10.1
Total(c)
482.9
487.0
0.8
5.7
467.2
505.0
8.1
527.1

- 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 web site.
(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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