3401.0 - Overseas Arrivals and Departures, Australia, Sep 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.

September 2019 trend estimates for short-term trips:

  • Overseas visitor arrivals to Australia increased 0.5% since the previous month to 809,700 trips
  • Australian resident returns from overseas increased 0.7% since the previous month to 960,600 trips.

1.1 Visitor arrivals - short-term trips

Graph: Visitor arrivals - short-term trips

1.2 Resident returns - short-term trips

Graph: Resident returns - short-term trips

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

Visitor arrivals — short-term trips
Trend
809.7
0.5
4.0
Seasonally adjusted
798.3
-2.6
..
Original
695.0
..
..
Resident returns — short-term trips
Trend
960.6
0.7
3.4
Seasonally adjusted
948.5
0.0
..
Original
992.8
..
..

.. not applicable