New Zealand April Visitor Arrivals, Departures

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

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                             April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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                          ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                      1.3%     2.4%    -0.3%     0.6%     0.8%     2.5%
 Short-term, overseas         2.2%     1.2%     4.7%    -2.3%     2.0%     3.1%
 Short-term NZ, resident      0.2%     3.8%    -6.1%     4.2%    -0.5%     1.8%
 Permanent & long term        0.8%     7.1%     1.8%    -3.5%     0.0%    -0.4%
DEPARTURES                    2.6%     1.9%     1.1%    -0.4%     1.7%    -0.2%
 Short-term, overseas         1.8%     4.3%     1.4%    -0.3%     3.1%    -1.2%
 Short-term NZ, resident      3.8%    -1.0%     1.0%     0.0%    -0.4%     1.2%
 Permanent & long term       -3.4%    -0.3%    -3.2%   -11.0%    10.8%    -3.8%
                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
DEPARTURES                    4.6%     5.3%     1.1%    -2.8%    -0.5%    -1.6%
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                             April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Short-term, overseas         8.0%     7.8%     4.3%    -1.5%    -0.1%    -2.2%
 Short-term NZ, resident      0.9%     1.9%    -4.9%    -6.3%    -1.0%    -0.8%
 Permanent & long term      -14.1%   -11.0%   -15.8%    -8.5%     2.6%    -7.2%
ARRIVALS                     -3.0%     9.0%     2.0%    -1.4%     0.2%    -0.7%
 Short-term, overseas         2.5%    12.8%     8.5%    -2.3%    -0.1%     0.8%
 Short-term NZ, resident     -9.8%     2.4%    -9.4%    -0.5%     0.5%    -3.0%
 Permanent & long term       23.2%     6.7%    -0.9%     4.7%     8.7%     4.5%
                          ----------------------- YTD% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                      0.1%     0.7%     0.6%     0.6%     1.1%     1.6%
 Short-term, overseas         0.0%    -0.3%    -0.5%    -1.7%    -1.4%    -0.7%
 Short-term NZ, resident      0.0%     1.9%     2.0%     3.4%     4.3%     4.5%
 Permanent & long term        4.1%     1.9%     1.9%     2.5%     1.3%     0.2%
DEPARTURES                    0.2%     0.2%     0.0%     0.2%     1.0%     1.5%
 Short-term, overseas        -0.6%    -0.6%    -1.3%    -1.8%    -1.2%    -0.7%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.5%     1.5%     1.8%     2.7%     3.7%     4.4%
 Permanent & long term       -6.1%    -4.9%    -4.1%    -1.2%     0.4%     1.4%
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                             April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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                          ------------- Net Permanent Migration ---------------
Monthly                      1,570    1,290      760      420     -140      590
Year-to-date                 4,776    2,542    1,195       12   -1,165   -1,567
                          ------------------ Monthly Levels -------------------
ARRIVALS                   422,840  417,430  407,460  408,760  406,340  403,020
 Short-term, overseas      232,350  227,380  224,590  214,510  219,460  215,160
 Short-term NZ, resident   182,720  182,330  175,670  187,170  179,550  180,520
 Permanent & long term       7,780    7,720    7,210    7,080    7,340    7,340
DEPARTURES                 427,710  416,970  409,160  404,550  406,110  399,500
 Short-term, overseas      235,010  230,830  221,270  218,190  218,850  212,260
 Short-term NZ, resident   186,490  179,700  181,440  179,700  179,780  180,490
 Permanent & long term       6,210    6,430    6,450    6,660    7,480    6,750
                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
ARRIVALS                     4.854    4.866    4.831    4.823    4.830    4.829
 Short-term, overseas        2.616    2.611    2.581    2.558    2.565    2.565
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.151    2.168    2.165    2.179    2.180    2.179
 Permanent & long term       0.087    0.086    0.086    0.086    0.085    0.085
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                             April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2012     2012
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                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
DEPARTURES                   4.873    4.854    4.831    4.827    4.841    4.843
 Short-term, overseas        2.631    2.612    2.591    2.580    2.585    2.586
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.160    2.158    2.155    2.161    2.169    2.171
 Permanent & long term       0.082    0.083    0.084    0.086    0.086    0.086
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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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