3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Aug 2019 Quality Declaration 
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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.

August 2019 trend estimates for short-term trips:

  • Overseas visitor arrivals to Australia increased 0.9% since the previous month to 812,600 trips
  • Australian resident returns from overseas increased 0.7% since the previous month to 955,800 trips.

1.1 Visitor arrivals - short-term trips

Visitor arrivals - short-term trips

1.2 Resident returns - short-term trips

Resident returns - short-term trips

1.3 Monthly and annual change
Aug '19
Jul '19 to Aug '19
Aug '18 to Aug '19
'000
% change
% change

Visitor arrivals — short-term trips
Trend
812.6
0.9
5.2
Seasonally adjusted
820.0
2.7
..
Original
789.2
..
..
Resident returns — short-term trips
Trend
955.8
0.7
3.2
Seasonally adjusted
947.6
1.5
..
Original
931.0
..
..

.. not applicable