Notice: Ceasing future releases
This temporary product was introduced to provide more timely travel data in response to COVID-19. In line with the ABS work program changes announced on 20 April 2021, this product will cease in July 2021. For further information, see "Changes to the ABS statistical work program".
The last two releases will be on 16/06/2021 and 14/07/2021.
Provisional travel data for total overseas arrivals and total overseas departures will be added to the monthly Overseas Arrivals and Departures publication from the June issue scheduled for release on the 17 August 2021.
These statistics are compiled using information from the Department of Home Affairs.
With the introduction of the New Zealand quarantine free travel bubble on the 18th of April 2021, large percentage increases can be seen given the previous low numbers recorded.
For information on travel restrictions see the Department of Home Affairs website.
This release presents statistics on, provisional monthly estimates of overseas travel, which is not the same as migration statistics.
If you are looking for migration statistics, please refer to: