3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, May 2015 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 07/07/2015   
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MAY KEY FIGURES

May '15
Apr '15 to May '15
May '14 to May '15
'000
% change
% change

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
613.6
0.6
7.0
Seasonally adjusted
606.8
-0.5
. .
Original
483.0
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
776.6
-0.1
2.5
Seasonally adjusted
766.1
-0.9
. .
Original
744.2
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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



MAY KEY POINTS

SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during May 2015 (613,600 movements) increased 0.6% compared with April 2015 (609,900 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.9% in March 2015 and 0.7% in April 2015. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 7.0% higher than in May 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2015, short-term visitor arrivals (606,800 movements) decreased 0.5% compared with April 2015 (609,700 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 2.6% in March 2015 and a monthly decrease of 1.5% in April 2015.
  • Original estimates: There were 483,000 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in May 2015.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during May 2015 (776,600 movements) decreased 0.1% compared with April 2015 (777,300 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.2% in March 2015 and no change in April 2015. The current trend estimate for departures is 2.5% higher than in May 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2015, short-term resident departures (766,100 movements) decreased 0.9% compared with April 2015 (773,200 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 2.1% in March 2015 and a monthly decrease of 2.1% in April 2015.
  • Original estimates: There were 744,200 short-term resident departures from Australia in May 2015.