Visitor arrivals to New Zealand up 5% in Jan-2019, arrivals from Australia up 6%

    Statistics New Zealand reported (15-Mar-2019) international visitor arrivals to New Zealand for Jan-2019. Details include:

    • Total international visitor arrivals: 399,346, +5.3% year-on-year;
      • Oceania: 153,520, +6.1%;
        • Australia: 138,885, +6.0%;
      • Asia: 89,741, +7.1%;
        • China: 43,858, +17.6%;
        • Hong Kong: 3331, +4.6%;
        • Japan: 8187, -12.1%;
        • South Korea: 13,700, -2.3%;
        • Malaysia: 2217, +27.1%;
        • Singapore: 2901, +21.7%;
      • Europe: 84,593, -3.6%;
        • UK: 36,408, -2.0%;
        • Germany: 14,989, -5.6%;
      • Americas: 56,320, +1.9%;
        • US: 40,083, +5.3%;
        • Canada: 9436, +2.7%;
      • Africa and Middle East: 4673, -3.6%.