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1367.5 - Western Australian Statistical Indicators, Dec 2007  
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 16/01/2008   
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Tourism TOURISM

SHORT-TERM OVERSEAS HOLIDAY ARRIVALS

There was a total of 53,031 overseas holiday arrivals to Western Australia in the September quarter 2007, 19.3% (8,580) more than in the same period of 2006. Holiday travel rose from residents of Singapore (up 2,607 or 46.6%), Thailand (up 1,523 or 180.5%), Europe (excluding the United Kingdom and Ireland) (up 1,061 or 15.0% ) and Malaysia (up 1,032 or 27.7%). Detracting from growth were less holiday arrivals from mainly Hong Kong SAR (down 311 or 20.2%) and Indonesia (down 133 or 7.7%).



SHORT-TERM OVERSEAS HOLIDAY DEPARTURES

There was a total of 123,674 overseas holiday departures from Western Australia in the September quarter 2007, 33.3% (30,897) more than in the corresponding period of 2006. Holiday travel increased to Indonesia (10,629 or 71.5%), Thailand (6,029 or 43.5%), Europe (excluding the United Kingdom and Ireland) (5,132 or 60.2%) and Singapore (2,856 or 33.6%). In contrast, there were fewer Western Australian holiday departures to mainly Malaysia (down 267 or 3.8%).


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