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.