New Zealand Tourism Statistics from
Written by Joachim Willms [Managing Director]   
New Zealand Tourism Statistics includes both international and local (domestic) visitors travelling in New Zealand for non-business, recreational purposes.

Latest releases

Tourism Satellite Account
Accommodation Survey

External Migration

New Zealand Travel Forecasts 2006-2012

Tourism statistics include:
  • numbers of international visitor arrivals and departures
  • total guest nights in short-term commercial accommodation by accommodation type, region, and origin of guests
  • occupancy rates of short-term accommodation
  • measures of tourism expenditure
  • tourism's impact on the economy
  • tax revenue generated by the tourism industry 
  • employment and investment in the tourism industry.


Reports & articles

Tourism Satellite Account 2005 - report
Tourism Satellite Account 2004 - report
Tourism Satellite Account: Revised Treatment of International Students
Tourism and migration 2000
- report

Quick facts


Related links

Related datasets



Ministry of Tourism
Ministry of Tourism Research website


Accommodation Survey pivot tables
Provisional international travel statistics
Tourism and migration 2005
Tourism and migration 2004
Tourism and migration 2003
Tourism and migration 2002
Tourism and migration 2001