New Zealand May Visitor Arrivals, Departures

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

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                               May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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                          ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                     -0.2%     1.3%     2.4%    -0.3%     0.6%     0.8%
 Short-term, overseas        -0.6%     2.1%     1.2%     4.7%    -2.3%     1.9%
 Short-term NZ, resident      0.4%     0.5%     3.8%    -6.1%     4.3%    -0.5%
 Permanent & long term        0.1%     0.9%     7.4%     1.7%    -3.4%     0.0%
DEPARTURES                   -1.7%     2.6%     1.9%     1.0%    -0.4%     1.6%
 Short-term, overseas        -1.0%     1.9%     4.2%     1.3%    -0.3%     3.1%
 Short-term NZ, resident     -2.6%     3.7%    -0.9%     0.9%     0.0%    -0.4%
 Permanent & long term       -2.3%    -3.6%     0.0%    -3.6%   -10.8%    10.7%
                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
DEPARTURES                    4.8%     4.6%     5.3%     1.1%    -2.8%    -0.5%
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                               May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Short-term, overseas         8.9%     8.0%     7.8%     4.3%    -1.5%    -0.1%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.7%     0.9%     1.9%    -4.9%    -6.3%    -1.0%
 Permanent & long term      -12.7%   -14.1%   -11.0%   -15.8%    -8.5%     2.6%
ARRIVALS                     12.0%    -3.0%     9.0%     2.0%    -1.4%     0.2%
 Short-term, overseas         8.7%     2.5%    12.8%     8.5%    -2.3%    -0.1%
 Short-term NZ, resident     15.1%    -9.8%     2.4%    -9.4%    -0.5%     0.5%
 Permanent & long term       10.5%    23.2%     6.7%    -0.9%     4.7%     8.7%
                          ----------------------- YTD% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                      1.3%     0.1%     0.7%     0.6%     0.6%     1.1%
 Short-term, overseas         0.5%     0.0%    -0.3%    -0.5%    -1.7%    -1.4%
 Short-term NZ, resident      2.1%     0.0%     1.9%     2.0%     3.4%     4.3%
 Permanent & long term        4.8%     4.1%     1.9%     1.9%     2.5%     1.3%
DEPARTURES                    0.9%     0.2%     0.2%     0.0%     0.2%     1.0%
 Short-term, overseas         0.3%    -0.6%    -0.6%    -1.3%    -1.8%    -1.2%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.8%     1.5%     1.5%     1.8%     2.7%     3.7%
 Permanent & long term       -6.8%    -6.1%    -4.9%    -4.1%    -1.2%     0.4%
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                               May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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                          ------------- Net Permanent Migration ---------------
Monthly                      1,740    1,600    1,310      780      410     -160
Year-to-date                 6,242    4,776    2,542    1,195       12   -1,165
                          ------------------ Monthly Levels -------------------
ARRIVALS                   422,370  423,050  417,420  407,500  408,740  406,320
 Short-term, overseas      230,380  231,860  227,140  224,470  214,430  219,410
 Short-term NZ, resident   184,180  183,390  182,550  175,820  187,220  179,580
 Permanent & long term       7,810    7,800    7,730    7,200    7,080    7,330
DEPARTURES                 419,450  426,710  415,950  408,350  404,200  405,710
 Short-term, overseas      231,960  234,290  229,980  220,710  217,900  218,610
 Short-term NZ, resident   181,430  186,230  179,550  181,210  179,630  179,620
 Permanent & long term       6,060    6,200    6,430    6,430    6,670    7,480
                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
ARRIVALS                     4.891    4.854    4.866    4.831    4.823    4.830
 Short-term, overseas        2.628    2.616    2.611    2.581    2.558    2.565
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.175    2.151    2.168    2.165    2.179    2.180
 Permanent & long term       0.088    0.087    0.086    0.086    0.086    0.085
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                               May    April    March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2012
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                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
DEPARTURES                   4.890    4.873    4.854    4.831    4.827    4.841
 Short-term, overseas        2.646    2.631    2.612    2.591    2.580    2.585
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.163    2.160    2.158    2.155    2.161    2.169
 Permanent & long term       0.082    0.082    0.083    0.084    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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