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Australian Bureau Of Statistics

The Australian Bureau Of Statistics has released Australian arrival and departures statistics for May 2010.

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Victor P Taffa

 

 

 

 

SHORT-TERM VISITOR ARRIVALS

  • Trend estimates: Short-term visitor arrivals to Australia during May 2010 (479,200 movements) decreased 0.2% compared with April 2010 (480,200 movements). This followed similar changes for the months of March 2010 and April 2010. Currently, trend estimates for arrivals are 3.9% higher than in May 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2010, arrivals (478,900 movements) recorded an increase of 2.4% compared with April 2010 (467,600 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.9% for March 2010 and a monthly decrease of 4.5% for April 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 376,400 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in May 2010.

SHORT-TERM RESIDENT DEPARTURES

  • Trend estimates: Short-term resident departures from Australia during May 2010 (573,100 movements) increased 0.6% compared with April 2010 (569,900 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 0.7% for March 2010 and 0.6% for April 2010. Currently, trend estimates for departures are 11.7% higher than in May 2009.
  • Seasonally adjusted estimates: During May 2010, departures (574,400 movements) increased by 2.1% compared with April 2010 (562,600 movements). This followed a monthly increase of 5.7% for March 2010 and a monthly decrease of 3.9% for April 2010.
  • Original estimates: There were 556,200 short-term resident departures from Australia during May 2010.

 

MAY KEY FIGURES

  

May ’10

Apr ’10 to May ’10

May ’09 to May ’10

  

‘000

% change

% change


Short-term visitor arrivals   
 Trend

479.2

-0.2

3.9

 Seasonally adjusted

478.9

2.4

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 Original

376.4

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. .

Short-term resident departures   
 Trend

573.1

0.6

11.7

 Seasonally adjusted

574.4

2.1

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 Original

556.2

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. . not applicable
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