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3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Aug 2010 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 06/10/2010   
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AUGUST KEY FIGURES

Aug '10
Jul '10 to Aug '10
Aug '09 to Aug '10
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
487.9
0.6
5.6
Seasonally adjusted
497.5
2.7
. .
Original
453.4
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
602.9
0.7
13.4
Seasonally adjusted
595.2
-1.2
. .
Original
582.6
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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




AUGUST KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals to Australia during August 2010 (487,900 movements) increased 0.6% compared with July 2010 (485,200 movements). This followed similar monthly increases of 0.4% in June 2010 and 0.6% in July 2010. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 5.6% higher than in August 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During August 2010, short-term visitor arrivals (497,500 movements) recorded an increase of 2.7% compared with July 2010 (484,200 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 2.5% for June 2010 and a decrease of 1.2% for July 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 453,400 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in August 2010.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures from Australia during August 2010 (602,900 movements) increased 0.7% compared with July 2010 (598,500 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.2% for June 2010 and 1.0% for July 2010. The current trend estimate for departures is 13.4% higher than in August 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During August 2010, short-term resident departures (595,200 movements) decreased by 1.2% compared with July 2010 (602,300 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 6.3% for June and a decrease of 2.0% for July 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 582,600 short-term resident departures from Australia during August 2010.


NOTES

FORTHCOMING ISSUES

ISSUE Release Date
September 2010 8 November 2010
October 2010 6 December 2010
November 2010 12 January 2011
December 2010 8 February 2011
January 2011 7 March 2011
February 20115 April 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.


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