The number of visitor arrivals in New Zealand surged by a whopping 344.2% year-on-year to 134,175 in July 2022, exceeding the key 100,000 level for the first time since March 2020 driven in large part by school holidays in Australia and New Zealand. Meanwhile, the July 2022 figure remains just over half of the 255,585 visitor arrivals recorded in July 2019, well before the Covid-19 pandemic. Australian travelers accounted for about 70% of visitors in July at 94,200, continuing the pattern in recent months. "The increase in overseas visitor arrivals in July was driven by Australian visitors and coincided with the Australian school holidays," population indicators manager Tehseen Islam said. “Australian school holidays varied by state but spanned late June to late July,” he added. source: Statistics New Zealand

Tourist Arrivals in New Zealand averaged 65436.45 from 1921 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 529255 in December of 2018 and a record low of 40 in April of 1942. This page provides the latest reported value for - New Zealand Tourist Arrivals - plus previous releases, historical high and low, short-term forecast and long-term prediction, economic calendar, survey consensus and news. New Zealand Tourist Arrivals - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.

Tourist Arrivals in New Zealand is expected to be 280000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the New Zealand Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 250000.00 in 2023 and 295000.00 in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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New Zealand Tourist Arrivals



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-08-10 10:45 PM Jun 83.5% 26.3% 15%
2022-09-11 10:45 PM Jul 344.2% 83.5% 300%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Balance of Trade -2447.00 -1406.00 NZD Million Aug 2022
Current Account -5224.00 -6502.00 NZD Million Jun 2022
Current Account to GDP -2.70 -3.60 percent of GDP Dec 2020
Imports 7930.00 7760.00 NZD Million Aug 2022
Exports 5480.00 6350.00 NZD Million Aug 2022
Terms of Trade 1489.00 1526.00 points Jun 2022
Capital Flows 7993.00 4373.00 NZD Million Jun 2022
Foreign Direct Investment 5484.00 2453.00 NZD Million Jun 2022
Tourist Arrivals 134175.00 94648.00 Jul 2022

New Zealand Tourist Arrivals
In New Zealand, visitor arrivals measure the total number of overseas visitors which intended length of stay is less than 12 months.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
134175.00 94648.00 529255.00 40.00 1921 - 2022 Monthly
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News Stream
NZ Tourist Arrivals Exceed 100,000 in July
The number of visitor arrivals in New Zealand surged by a whopping 344.2% year-on-year to 134,175 in July 2022, exceeding the key 100,000 level for the first time since March 2020 driven in large part by school holidays in Australia and New Zealand. Meanwhile, the July 2022 figure remains just over half of the 255,585 visitor arrivals recorded in July 2019, well before the Covid-19 pandemic. Australian travelers accounted for about 70% of visitors in July at 94,200, continuing the pattern in recent months. "The increase in overseas visitor arrivals in July was driven by Australian visitors and coincided with the Australian school holidays," population indicators manager Tehseen Islam said. “Australian school holidays varied by state but spanned late June to late July,” he added.
2022-09-12
New Zealand Tourist Arrivals Jump to Pre-Pandemic Levels
The number of visitor arrivals in New Zealand surged by 83.5 percent year-on-year to 94,651 in June of 2022, the highest level since March 2020 when COVID-19-related travel and border restrictions were introduced. Large increases were seen by visitors from Australia (+20,900), the US (+4,400), the UK (+2,300) and Singapore (+1,900). The number of visitors from Australia accounted for 74 percent, followed by the US (5 percent); the UK (3 percent) and Singapore (2 percent). Trips with the purpose to visit friends and relatives accounted for 52 percent, followed by holiday/vacation (30 percent) and business (12 percent).
2022-08-10
New Zealand Tourist Arrivals Continue to Increase
The number of visitor arrivals in New Zealand rose by 26.3 percent year-on-year to 72,755 in May of 2022, the largest amount since the start of the pandemic and extending the surges from the two previous months as pandemic border restrictions were relaxed in late February. Large increases were seen by visitors from the United States (+3,587), the United Kingdom (+3,254), Singapore (+1,553) and Canada (+1,094).
2022-07-11