3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Apr 2015 Quality Declaration 
Previous ISSUE Released at 11:30 AM (CANBERRA TIME) 02/07/2015   
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APRIL KEY FIGURES

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

Short-term visitor arrivals
Trend
611.9
0.8
7.2
Seasonally adjusted
610.3
-1.5
. .
Original
551.4
. .
. .
Short-term resident departures
Trend
784.2
0.3
4.2
Seasonally adjusted
776.5
-2.0
. .
Original
762.0
. .
. .

. . not applicable

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

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



APRIL KEY POINTS

SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS TO AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals during April 2015 (611,900 movements) increased 0.8% compared with March 2015 (606,900 movements). This followed monthly increases of 1.0% in both February 2015 and March 2015. The current trend estimate for arrivals is 7.2% higher than in April 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During April 2015, short-term visitor arrivals (610,300 movements) decreased 1.5% compared with March 2015 (619,500 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 4.0% in February 2015 and a monthly increase of 2.6% in March 2015.
  • Original estimates: There were 551,400 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in April 2015.


SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES FROM AUSTRALIA
  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures during April 2015 (784,200 movements) increased 0.3% compared with March 2015 (781,900 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.6% in February 2015 and 0.5% in March 2015. The current trend estimate for departures is 4.2% higher than in April 2014.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During April 2015, short-term resident departures (776,500 movements) decreased 2.0% compared with March 2015 (792,400 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.1% in February 2015 and 2.1% in March 2015.
  • Original estimates: There were 762,000 short-term resident departures from Australia in April 2015.