3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Jan 2020  
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Key statistics

Overseas arrivals and departures statistics are international travel movements of persons arriving in, and departing from Australia with a focus on short term trips (less than 1 year). It is the number of international border crossings rather than the number of people.

January 2020 trend estimates for short-term trips:

  • Overseas visitor arrivals to Australia increased 0.1% since the previous month to 788,900 trips
  • Australian resident returns from overseas increased 0.4% since the previous month to 969,400 trips.

1.1 Visitor arrivals - short-term trips

Graph: 1.1 Visitor arrivals - short-term trips

1.2 Resident returns - short-term trips

Graph: 1.2 Resident returns - short-term trips

1.3 Monthly and annual change
Jan '20
Dec '19 to Jan '20
Jan '19 to Jan '20
'000
% change
% change

Visitor arrivals — short-term trips
Trend
788.9
0.1
1.6
Seasonally adjusted
770.0
-3.3
..
Original
766.6
..
..
Resident returns — short-term trips
Trend
969.4
0.4
3.8
Seasonally adjusted
958.6
-1.0
..
Original
1397.4
..
..

.. not applicable



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