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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Oct 2013 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/12/2013   
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OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

Oct '13
Sep '13 to Oct '13
Oct '12 to Oct '13
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
548.4
0.8
5.1
Seasonally adjusted
545.5
-1.1
. .
Original
541.7
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
739.3
0.1
7.2
Seasonally adjusted
733.9
-1.3
. .
Original
679.9
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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




OCTOBER KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during October 2013 (548,400 movements) increased 0.8% compared with September 2013 (544,300 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.9% in August and 0.8% in September 2013. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 5.1% higher than in October 2012.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During October 2013, short-term visitor arrivals (545,500 movements) recorded a decrease of 1.1% compared with September 2013 (551,700 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 2.2 in August and 1.8% in September 2013.
  • Original estimates: There were 541,700 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in October 2013.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during October 2013 (739,300 movements) increased 0.1% compared with September 2013 (738,300 movements). This follows monthly increases of 0.3% in August and 0.2% in September 2013. The current trend estimate for departures is 7.2% higher than in October 2012.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During October 2013, short-term resident departures (733,900 movements) decreased 1.3% compared with September 2013 (743,300 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.2% in August and 1.0% in September 2013.
  • Original estimates: There were 679,900 short-term resident departures from Australia during October 2013.


INQUIRIES

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