In January 2016 compared with January 2015:
- Visitor arrivals (343,400) were up 41,000. The biggest changes were in arrivals from:
- China (up 15,200)
- the United States (up 4,400)
- the United Kingdom (up 3,600)
- Australia (up 3,300)
- Korea (up 2,600)
- Overseas trips by New Zealand residents (145,700) were up 11,900. The biggest changes were in departures to:
- Australia (up 3,000)
- China (up 2,400)
In January 2016, seasonally adjusted figures showed a net gain of 6,100 migrants.
See the commentary and tables for more information, including annual results.
Liz MacPherson, Government Statistician
25 February 2016