In November 2016 compared with November 2015:
Visitor arrivals (333,600) were up 33,100. The biggest changes were in arrivals from:
- United States (up 7,100)
- Australia (up 2,700)
- Malaysia (up 2,300).
Overseas trips by New Zealand residents (208,400) were up 26,000. The biggest changes were in departures to:
- Australia (up 5,100)
- United States (up 4,100)
- China (up 2,600).
Permanent and long-term arrivals (11,200) were up 500.
Permanent and long-term departures (4,100) were up 500.
In November 2016, seasonally adjusted figures showed a net gain of 6,200 migrants.
In the November 2016 year compared with the November 2015 year:
- visitor arrivals numbered 3.45 million, up 361,100 (12 percent)
- New Zealand residents departed on 2.58 million trips overseas, up 186,000 (8 percent)
- permanent and long-term arrivals were 126,700, up 5,800 (5 percent)
- permanent and long-term departures were 56,300, down 900 (2 percent)
- net gain in migrants was 70,400.
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Subject category: Tourism
Group: International Travel and Migration
Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
21 December 2016