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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Oct 2011 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 05/12/2011   
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OCTOBER KEY FIGURES

Oct'11
Sep'11 to Oct'11
Oct '10 to Oct'11
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
503.6
0.7
0.3
Seasonally adjusted
505.4
4.9
. .
Original
498.1
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
656.2
-0.6
8.6
Seasonally adjusted
654.5
-1.3
. .
Original
629.0
. .
. .

. . 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 2011 (503,600 movements) increased 0.7% compared with September 2011 (500,000 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.1% in August 2011 and 0.9% in September 2011. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 0.3% higher than in October 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During October 2011, short-term visitor arrivals (505,400 movements) recorded an increase of 4.9% compared with September 2011 (481,700 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 2.7% in August 2011 and a decrease of 3.9% in September 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 498,100 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in October 2011.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during October 2011 (656,200 movements) decreased 0.6% compared with September 2011 (660,000 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.2% in August 2011 and a slight increase in September 2011. The current trend estimate for departures is 8.6% higher than in October 2010.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During October 2011, short-term resident departures (654,500 movements) decreased by 1.3% compared with September 2011 (662,800 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.2% in August 2011 and 0.4% in September 2011.
  • Original estimates: There were 629,000 short-term resident departures from Australia during October 2011.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
November 2011 12 January 2012
December 2011 7 February 2012
January 2012 6 March 2012
February 2012 5 April 2012
March 2012 9 May 2012
April 2012 4 June 2012



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.


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