Overseas arrivals and departures Australia - August 2016
Short-term visitor arrivals during August 2016 (696,700 movements) increased 0.5%, compared with July 2016 (693,000 movements). This followed monthly increases of 0.9% in June 2016 and 0.7% in July 2016.
The current trend estimate for arrivals is 11.7% higher than in August 2015. During August 2016, short-term visitor arrivals (691,000 movements) decreased 0.2% compared with July 2016 (692,300 movements).
This followed a monthly increase of 1.8% in June 2016 and a monthly decrease of 0.3% in July 2016. There were 632,600 short-term visitor arrivals to Australia in August 2016.
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Conversations with Industry - Gold Coast
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