Visitor arrivals to Australia up 2.4% to 9.5m in 2019

    Tourism Australia reported (19-Feb-2020) visitor arrivals to Australia for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended 31-Dec-2019. Details include:

    • Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 1.1 million, +1.8% year-on-year;
        • New Zealand: 143,500, +13.1%;
        • China: 111,800, -3.0%;
        • UK: 118,500, +0.5%;
        • US: 99,900, -1.0%;
        • Singapore: 56,300, -3.3%;
        • Japan: 52,000, +4.2%;
        • India: 44,600, +13.5%;
        • Malaysia: 38,300, -1.5%;
        • Hong Kong: 37,100, -1.1%;
        • South Korea: 31,300, +9.4%;
        • Indonesia: 25,700, +1.6%;
        • Germany: 29.400, +1.7%;
    • 12 months ended Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 9.5 million, +2.4%;
        • New Zealand: 1.4 million, +3.5%;
        • China: 1.4 million, +0.5%;
        • US: 817,900, +3.6%;
        • UK: 715,800, -2.4%;
        • Japan: 498,600, +6.3%;
        • Singapore: 478,500, +6.9%;
        • India: 399,200, +11.6%;
        • Malaysia: 384,700, -4.1%;
        • Hong Kong: 315,100, +2.1%;
        • South Korea: 280,500, -2.6%;
        • Indonesia: 221,700, +6.2%;
        • Germany: 207,200, stable.