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International Travel and Migration: March 2017
Embargoed until 10:45am  –  26 April 2017
Key facts
In March 2017 compared with March 2016 visitor arrivals were down 600 to 343,800.

The biggest changes were in arrivals from:

  • United States (up 5,700)
  • Australia (down 9,400)
  • United Kingdom (down 1,600).

Overseas trips by New Zealand residents were up 19,400 to 192,200.

The biggest changes were in departures to:

  • Australia (up 8,000)
  • United States (up 2,300)
  • Fiji (down 1,900).

Permanent and long-term arrivals were up 700 to 10,100.

Permanent and long-term departures were up 100 to 5,200.

In March 2017, seasonally adjusted figures showed a net gain of 6,100 migrants.

In the March 2017 year compared with the March 2016 year:

  • visitor arrivals numbered 3.54 million, up 288,200 (9 percent)
  • New Zealand residents departed on 2.68 million trips overseas, up 246,300 (10 percent)
  • permanent and long-term arrivals were 129,500, up 5,400 (4 percent)
  • permanent and long-term departures were 57,600, up 1,100 (2 percent)
  • net gain in migrants was 71,900.

Feedback required on the International Travel and Migration release

We are reviewing the content of the monthly International Travel and Migration release. We intend to permanently cease publishing the 'Commentary' section, which was last published in International Travel and Migration: September 2016. Please use the feedback form at the bottom of this webpage if you would like to comment on this.


Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
ISSN 1179-0407 
26 April 2017

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