Overseas visitor arrivals in New Zealand dropped by 217,100 or 99 percent year-on-year to 2,189 in May of 2020, after plunging 99.4 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest print for a May month since 1959, amid border restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Visitors declined from Australia (-98.8 percent or -89,791 thousand); China (-99.4 percent or -27,623 thousand), the UK (-98.3 percent or -6,799), and the US (-98.6 percent or -17,891). Arrivals for the year ended April of 2020 were 3.1 million, down 759,370 from the year ended April of 2019.

Tourist Arrivals in New Zealand averaged 66333.35 from 1921 until 2020, 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 August of 2020. source: Statistics New Zealand

Tourist Arrivals in New Zealand is expected to be 153000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in New Zealand to stand at 215000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the New Zealand Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 355000.00 in 2021 and 455000.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.

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New Zealand Tourist Arrivals

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
2189.00 1721.00 529255.00 40.00 1921 - 2020 Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2020-04-13 10:45 PM Visitor Arrivals YoY Feb -10.8% 2.9% -4.5%
2020-05-13 10:45 PM Visitor Arrivals YoY Mar -53.6% -10.8% -50%
2020-06-14 10:45 PM Visitor Arrivals YoY Apr -99.4% -53.6% -95%
2020-07-13 10:45 PM Visitor Arrivals YoY May -99% -99.4% -99%


News Stream
New Zealand Tourist Arrivals Plummet 99% YoY
Overseas visitor arrivals in New Zealand dropped by 217,100 or 99 percent year-on-year to 2,189 in May of 2020, after plunging 99.4 percent in the previous month. It was the lowest print for a May month since 1959, amid border restrictions due to the coronavirus pandemic. Visitors declined from Australia (-98.8 percent or -89,791 thousand); China (-99.4 percent or -27,623 thousand), the UK (-98.3 percent or -6,799), and the US (-98.6 percent or -17,891). Arrivals for the year ended April of 2020 were 3.1 million, down 759,370 from the year ended April of 2019.
2020-07-13
New Zealand Tourist Arrivals Plunge 99%
Overseas visitor arrivals in New Zealand dropped by 305,688 or 99.4 percent year-on-year to 1,721 in April of 2020. Visitors declined from Australia (-99.5 percent); the UK (-98.8 percent), the US (-99.6 percent), Qatar (-44.4 percent) and India (-98.9 percent). Arrivals for the year ended April of 2020 were 3.4 million, down 544,986 from the year ended April of 2019.
2020-06-14
New Zealand Tourist Arrivals Drop at Record Pace
Overseas visitor arrivals in New Zealand plunged by 202,700 or 53.6 percent year-on-year to 175,500 in March of 2020. It was the largest drop in monthly visitor arrivals on record as during the second half of March the government imposed border restrictions in response to the coronavirus pandemic. The decline was mostly driven by arrivals from Australia (down 59,431 or 45.2%), China (down 39,597 or 96.4%), the US (down 23,250 or 47.8%), Japan (down 9,496 or 73.5%), the UK (-8,133 or 34.4%) and South Korea (down 7,886 or 90.3%). Arrivals for the year ended March of 2020 were 3.65 million, down 202,749 from March 2019.
2020-05-13
New Zealand Tourist Arrivals Dragged by Covid-19
Overseas visitor arrivals in New Zealand plunged by 45,200 or 10.8 percent year-on-year to 372,700 in February of 2020. The decline was mostly driven by arrivals from China (-45900 or 90%), due to travel restrictions amid the coronavirus outbreak. Arrivals also fell from Hong Kong (-1800) and Taiwan (-1700), while those from Australia (+8200), India (+2200) and Japan (+1300) increased. Arrivals for the year ended February of 2020 were 3.85 million, down 23,100 from February 2019.
2020-04-14

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.