3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, May 2014 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/07/2014   
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MAY KEY FIGURES

May '14
Apr '14 to May '14(a)
May '13 to May '14(a)
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
577.5
0.7
11.3
Seasonally adjusted
583.6
1.7
. .
Original
468.2
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
755.2
0.4
4.2
Seasonally adjusted
754.6
-4.5
. .
Original
730.7
. .
. .

. . not applicable
(a) Data revised from July 2004 to December 2013. For information see Explanatory Notes 12 & 13.

Visitor arrivals, Short-term(a)
Graph: visitor arrivals, short-term
Resident departures, Short-term(a)

Graph: resident departures, short-term



MAY KEY POINTS


SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during May 2014 (577,500 movements) increased 0.7% compared with April 2014 (573,600 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.9% in March 2014 and 0.8% in April 2014. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 11.3% higher than in May 2013.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2014, short-term visitor arrivals (583,600 movements) increased 1.7% compared with April 2014 (574,000 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 0.2% in March 2014 and a monthly increase of 2.2% in April 2014.
  • Original estimates: There were 468,200 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in May 2014.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during May 2014 (755,200 movements) increased 0.4% compared with April 2014 (752,300 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.4% in both March 2014 and April 2014. The current trend estimate for departures is 4.2% higher than in May 2013.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2014, short-term resident departures (754,600 movements) decreased 4.5% compared with April 2014 (790,000 movements). This followed a monthly decrease of 3.8% in March 2014 and a monthly increase of 10.8% in April 2014.
  • Original estimates: There were 730,700 short-term resident departures from Australia in May 2014.