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.
                              2014     2014     2014     2013     2013     2013
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                          ----------------------- MoM% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                     -1.1%     1.2%     1.4%     1.4%     1.9%    -1.5%
 Short-term, overseas        -3.0%     1.8%     2.6%     0.4%     3.3%    -1.4%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.0%     0.4%    -0.1%     2.7%     0.3%    -1.9%
 Permanent & long term        2.9%     3.2%    -1.0%     1.5%    -1.3%     3.1%
DEPARTURES                   -3.0%     3.5%    -0.9%     3.2%     1.0%    -1.9%
 Short-term, overseas        -2.0%     5.8%    -2.6%     3.4%     3.8%    -2.7%
 Short-term NZ, resident     -4.3%     0.7%     1.4%     3.1%    -2.4%    -0.9%
 Permanent & long term       -1.4%    -2.4%    -5.4%    -1.3%     2.3%     0.6%
                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
DEPARTURES                    1.5%    10.0%     5.2%     5.6%     4.0%     2.3%
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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2014     2014     2014     2013     2013     2013
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                          ----------------------- YoY% ------------------------
 Short-term, overseas         5.6%    12.7%     5.7%    10.1%     9.0%     3.4%
 Short-term NZ, resident     -5.1%     5.7%     5.7%     2.0%    -1.1%     2.0%
 Permanent & long term      -24.2%   -24.6%   -23.9%   -25.2%   -19.6%   -24.7%
ARRIVALS                     -1.0%     7.9%     7.7%     5.1%     6.9%     3.5%
 Short-term, overseas        -6.3%     7.1%    12.2%     4.9%     8.2%     5.8%
 Short-term NZ, resident      8.3%     8.7%     2.2%     5.3%     4.9%     1.5%
 Permanent & long term       15.8%    18.4%    13.2%    12.4%    12.0%    13.1%
                          ----------------------- YTD% ------------------------
ARRIVALS                      4.9%     5.7%     5.2%     4.3%     3.8%     3.2%
 Short-term, overseas         5.4%     7.3%     7.5%     6.0%     5.3%     4.6%
 Short-term NZ, resident      3.9%     3.6%     2.4%     2.1%     1.8%     1.2%
 Permanent & long term       13.9%    13.2%    11.1%    10.2%     9.9%     9.3%
DEPARTURES                    4.7%     5.0%     4.3%     3.5%     2.9%     2.4%
 Short-term, overseas         7.8%     8.0%     7.2%     6.2%     5.2%     4.3%
 Short-term NZ, resident      1.9%     2.4%     1.8%     1.1%     0.8%     0.8%
 Permanent & long term      -20.8%   -19.6%   -18.9%   -17.3%   -14.7%   -13.8%
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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2014     2014     2014     2013     2013     2013
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                          ------------- Net Permanent Migration ---------------
Monthly                      3,840    3,540    3,150    2,940    2,750    2,970
Year-to-date                31,914   29,022   25,666   22,468   19,478   17,490
                          ------------------ Monthly Levels -------------------
ARRIVALS                   436,770  441,820  436,440  430,590  424,540  416,710
 Short-term, overseas      234,400  241,630  237,320  231,230  230,250  222,820
 Short-term NZ, resident   193,630  191,690  190,890  191,050  186,100  185,590
 Permanent & long term       8,740    8,490    8,230    8,310    8,190    8,300
DEPARTURES                 427,220  440,370  425,670  429,490  416,280  412,180
 Short-term, overseas      241,970  247,020  233,450  239,620  231,850  223,440
 Short-term NZ, resident   180,360  188,390  187,140  184,500  178,990  183,410
 Permanent & long term       4,890    4,960    5,080    5,370    5,440    5,320
                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
ARRIVALS                     5.104    5.108    5.075    5.037    5.012    4.984
 Short-term, overseas        2.752    2.769    2.750    2.718    2.700    2.681
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.254    2.242    2.231    2.226    2.219    2.211
 Permanent & long term       0.098    0.097    0.095    0.094    0.093    0.092
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                             March     Feb.     Jan.     Dec.     Nov.     Oct.
                              2014     2014     2014     2013     2013     2013
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                          ---------- Year-to-Date Levels (millions) -----------
DEPARTURES                   5.081    5.074    5.035    5.009    4.984    4.968
 Short-term, overseas        2.816    2.800    2.765    2.745    2.721    2.703
 Short-term NZ, resident     2.199    2.207    2.200    2.193    2.189    2.191
 Permanent & long term       0.066    0.068    0.069    0.071    0.074    0.075
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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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