International Travel and Migration – information releases

These releases provide statistics on the number of overseas visitors, New Zealand resident travellers, and permanent and long-term migrants entering or leaving New Zealand. These statistics are based on final counts of arrivals to and departures from New Zealand.

Latest releases

The latest releases contain tables on:

  • number of arrivals and departures by passenger type
  • net migration
  • seasonally adjusted arrivals and departures
  • overseas visitor arrivals by country of last permanent residence
  • New Zealand resident short-term departures by country of main destination
  • permanent and long-term migration by country of last/next permanent residence
  • permanent and long-term migration by citizenship.

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See also

Time series

Access time-series data from the Infoshare database.

Subject categories: Tourism
Groups: International Travel and Migration


Source: New Zealand Customs Service
Frequency: Monthly
Available from: June 1998
Geographic coverage: National
ISSN: 1179-0407

Previous releases

Before June 2008 the International Travel and Migration release was titled External Migration. See External Migration – information releases for releases back to October 2005.

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