New Zealand October Visitor Arrivals, Departures

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

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                              Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June      May
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                          ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                     -2.0%    -0.6%     1.0%     0.5%    -0.7%    -0.2%
 Short-term, overseas        -2.1%    -1.1%     0.1%     1.0%    -1.6%    -0.7%
 Short-term NZ, resident     -2.0%     0.0%     2.0%     0.1%     0.1%     0.5%
 Permanent & long term        3.0%     1.3%     2.7%    -5.8%     5.4%     0.0%
DEPARTURES                   -2.2%    -0.6%     0.6%    -1.0%     1.3%    -1.8%
 Short-term, overseas        -3.3%     0.1%    -0.6%    -2.7%     2.4%    -1.2%
 Short-term NZ, resident     -0.9%    -1.2%     2.2%     1.4%    -0.1%    -2.6%
 Permanent & long term        0.4%    -8.8%     0.5%    -4.3%    -1.2%    -2.3%
                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
DEPARTURES                    2.3%     4.9%     6.2%    10.2%    -3.6%     4.8%
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                              Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June      May
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Short-term, overseas         3.4%    10.3%     7.4%     5.7%     7.4%     8.9%
 Short-term NZ, resident      2.0%     1.6%     6.0%    15.3%   -10.1%     1.7%
 Permanent & long term      -24.7%   -25.7%   -18.3%   -20.8%   -17.1%   -12.7%
ARRIVALS                      3.5%     5.8%     8.8%     1.2%     5.2%    12.0%
 Short-term, overseas         5.8%     6.7%     6.2%     5.9%     5.6%     8.7%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.5%     4.8%    11.1%    -2.5%     4.8%    15.1%
 Permanent & long term       13.1%    11.3%    15.8%    13.7%     7.6%    10.5%
                          ----------------------- YTD% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                      3.2%     2.9%     2.0%     0.9%     1.1%     1.3%
 Short-term, overseas         4.6%     2.9%     0.9%     0.5%     0.0%     0.5%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.2%     2.6%     3.2%     1.1%     2.3%     2.1%
 Permanent & long term        9.3%     9.0%     8.5%     6.7%     4.5%     4.8%
DEPARTURES                    2.4%     1.3%     1.3%     1.0%    -0.3%     0.9%
 Short-term, overseas         4.3%     2.1%     0.7%     0.4%     0.3%     0.3%
 Short-term NZ, resident      0.8%     0.8%     2.5%     2.1%    -0.6%     1.8%
 Permanent & long term      -13.8%   -12.5%   -11.3%   -10.0%    -8.3%    -6.8%
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                              Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June      May
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                          ------------- Net Permanent Migration ---------------
Monthly                      3,000    2,790    2,180    2,000    2,230    1,730
Year-to-date                17,490   15,174   12,848   10,569    7,907    6,242
                          ------------------ Monthly Levels -------------------
ARRIVALS                   414,440  422,790  425,140  421,080  419,060  422,000
 Short-term, overseas      220,990  225,720  228,250  228,130  225,780  229,360
 Short-term NZ, resident   185,160  189,010  188,940  185,200  185,060  184,840
 Permanent & long term       8,290    8,050    7,950    7,740    8,220    7,800
DEPARTURES                 410,720  419,830  422,390  419,860  423,980  418,730
 Short-term, overseas      221,770  229,250  229,030  230,520  236,830  231,280
 Short-term NZ, resident   183,670  185,310  187,590  183,600  181,150  181,380
 Permanent & long term       5,280    5,260    5,770    5,740    6,000    6,070
                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
ARRIVALS                     4.984    4.969    4.946    4.913    4.908    4.891
 Short-term, overseas        2.681    2.670    2.658    2.647    2.637    2.628
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.211    2.207    2.198    2.177    2.183    2.175
 Permanent & long term       0.092    0.091    0.090    0.089    0.088    0.088
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                              Oct.    Sept.     Aug.     July     June      May
                              2013     2013     2013     2013     2013     2013
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                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
DEPARTURES                   4.968    4.959    4.941    4.917    4.877    4.890
 Short-term, overseas        2.703    2.696    2.680    2.666    2.656    2.646
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.191    2.187    2.184    2.172    2.141    2.163
 Permanent & long term       0.075    0.076    0.077    0.079    0.080    0.082
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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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