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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Dec 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 08/02/2011   
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DECEMBER KEY FIGURES

Dec '10
Nov '10 to Dec '10
Dec '09 to Dec '10
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
507.3
0.2
5.2
Seasonally adjusted
505.8
0.3
. .
Original
676.7
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
601.5
-0.2
8.4
Seasonally adjusted
603.8
0.2
. .
Original
806.7
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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




DECEMBER KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals to Australia during December 2010 (507,300 movements) increased 0.2% compared with November 2010 (506,300 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.6% in October 2010 and 0.4% in November 2010. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 5.2% higher than in December 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During December 2010, short-term visitor arrivals (505,800 movements) recorded an increase of 0.3% compared with November 2010 (504,300 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 2.1% for October 2010 and a monthly increase of 1.1% for November 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 676,700 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in December 2010.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures from Australia during December 2010 (601,500 movements) decreased 0.2% compared with November 2010 (602,400 movements). This followed a marginal monthly increase for October 2010 and a marginal decrease for November 2010. The current trend estimate for departures is 8.4% higher than in December 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During December 2010, short-term resident departures (603,800 movements) increased by 0.2% compared with November 2010 (602,300 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 1.5% for October 2010 and an increase of 0.8% for November 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 806,700 short-term resident departures from Australia during December 2010.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
January 2011 7 March 2011
February 2011 5 April 2011
March 2011 10 May 2011
April 2011 3 June 2011
May 2011 6 July 2011
June 2011 4 August 2011



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

A feature article, INTERNATIONAL MOVEMENTS - 2010 is included in this issue.


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