New Zealand March Visitor Arrivals, Departures

Following is the summary of New Zealand’s visitor arrivals and departures in March from Statistics New Zealand in Wellington.

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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2013     2013     2013     2012     2012     2012
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                          ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                      2.3%    -0.4%     0.6%     0.8%     2.5%    -1.4%
 Short-term, overseas         1.0%     4.6%    -2.3%     2.0%     3.1%    -1.3%
 Short-term NZ, resident      3.8%    -6.2%     4.3%    -0.6%     1.8%    -1.5%
 Permanent & long term        6.8%     1.4%    -3.5%    -0.1%    -0.3%     1.8%
DEPARTURES                    1.4%     1.1%    -0.6%     1.5%    -0.1%     0.5%
 Short-term, overseas         4.0%     1.2%    -0.4%     2.9%    -1.0%     2.2%
 Short-term NZ, resident     -1.7%     1.0%    -0.4%    -0.5%     1.1%    -1.4%
 Permanent & long term        0.0%    -3.0%   -11.0%    10.7%    -3.7%     0.0%
                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
DEPARTURES                    5.3%     1.1%    -2.8%    -0.5%    -1.6%   -11.2%
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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2013     2013     2013     2012     2012     2012
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                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Short-term, overseas         7.8%     4.3%    -1.5%    -0.1%    -2.2%   -21.1%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.9%    -4.9%    -6.3%    -1.0%    -0.8%     1.1%
 Permanent & long term      -11.0%   -15.8%    -8.5%     2.6%    -7.2%    -4.4%
ARRIVALS                      9.0%     2.0%    -1.4%     0.2%    -0.7%     0.5%
 Short-term, overseas        12.8%     8.5%    -2.3%    -0.1%     0.8%   -14.7%
 Short-term NZ, resident      2.4%    -9.4%    -0.5%     0.5%    -3.0%    16.1%
 Permanent & long term        6.7%    -0.9%     4.7%     8.7%     4.5%    10.7%
                          ----------------------- YTD% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                      0.7%     0.6%     0.6%     1.1%     1.6%     2.0%
 Short-term, overseas        -0.3%    -0.5%    -1.7%    -1.4%    -0.7%    -0.6%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.9%     2.0%     3.4%     4.3%     4.5%     5.3%
 Permanent & long term        1.9%     1.9%     2.5%     1.3%     0.2%     0.1%
DEPARTURES                    0.2%     0.0%     0.2%     1.0%     1.5%     2.1%
 Short-term, overseas        -0.6%    -1.3%    -1.8%    -1.2%    -0.7%    -0.4%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.5%     1.8%     2.7%     3.7%     4.4%     5.2%
 Permanent & long term       -4.9%    -4.1%    -1.2%     0.4%     1.4%     2.7%
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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2013     2013     2013     2012     2012     2012
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                          ------------- Net Permanent Migration ---------------
Monthly                      1,220      720      420     -140      590      360
Year-to-date                 2,542    1,195       12   -1,165   -1,567   -2,319
                          ------------------ Monthly Levels -------------------
ARRIVALS                   416,390  407,080  408,550  406,280  403,000  393,350
 Short-term, overseas      226,650  224,420  214,470  219,570  215,250  208,790
 Short-term NZ, resident   182,070  175,480  187,000  179,370  180,410  177,190
 Permanent & long term       7,670    7,180    7,080    7,340    7,350    7,370
DEPARTURES                 413,470  407,780  403,540  405,940  399,980  400,520
 Short-term, overseas      229,660  220,870  218,150  219,040  212,850  215,070
 Short-term NZ, resident   177,350  180,450  178,740  179,420  180,380  178,430
 Permanent & long term       6,460    6,460    6,660    7,480    6,760    7,020
                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
ARRIVALS                     4.866    4.831    4.823    4.830    4.829    4.831
 Short-term, overseas        2.611    2.581    2.558    2.565    2.565    2.563
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.168    2.165    2.179    2.180    2.179    2.184
 Permanent & long term       0.086    0.086    0.086    0.085    0.085    0.084
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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2013     2013     2013     2012     2012     2012
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                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
DEPARTURES                   4.854    4.831    4.827    4.841    4.843    4.849
 Short-term, overseas        2.612    2.591    2.580    2.585    2.586    2.590
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.158    2.155    2.161    2.169    2.171    2.173
 Permanent & long term       0.083    0.084    0.086    0.086    0.086    0.087
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Note: Net permanent migration figures may differ slightly from press release

due to rounding.

Source: Statistics New Zealand

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