Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 0.7% in 2019, Asia and Europe markets weaken

    Statistics New Zealand reported (17-Feb-2020) visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Dec-2019 and for the 12 months ended Dec-2019. Details include:

    • Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 528,219, -0.2%;
        • Oceania: 224,269, +1.5%;
          • Australia: 196,366, +1.2%;
        • Asia: 118,831, +2.4%;
          • China: 36,842, -3.0%;
          • Japan: 13,203, +2.7%;
          • South Korea: 11,932, +21.4%;
          • Singapore: 13,912, +3.5%;
          • India: 9425, +23.9%;
        • Europe: 96,927, -2.1%;
          • UK: 42,164, -3.4%;
          • Germany: 15,635, -5.9%;
        • Americas: 73,994, +6.0%;
          • US: 56,634, +6.3%;
          • Canada: 10,877, +8.8%;
        • Africa and the Middle East: 10,283, +2.9%;
    • 12 months ended Dec-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 3,9 million, +0.7%;
        • Oceania: 1.7 million, +2.9%;
          • Australia: 1.5 million, +2.9%;
        • Asia: 981,836, -5.3%;
          • China: 407,141, -9.2%;
          • Japan: 97,682, -2.1%;
          • South Korea: 88,481, +0.7%;
          • Singapore: 64,574, +5.1%;
          • India: 66,775, -1.7%;
        • Europe: 553,151, -2.6%;
          • UK: 231,712, -2.3%;
          • Germany: 98,050, -4.0%;
        • Americas: 493,846, +1.6%;
          • US: 367,958, +4.5%;
          • Canada: 73,037, +2.5%;
        • Africa and the Middle East: 56,809, +7.3%.