Tourism Statistics

This page brings you the most up-to-date tourism statistics and tourism / economic trend.

The latest tourism statistics as of January 2015*The figure is based on the statistics as of Jan 15,2015

We provide a number of Japanese outbound tourists, foreign inbound tourists and economic data with comments on a monthly basis.

The number of foreign tourists to JapanHistorical statistics are available here Historical Statistics

  • According to the JNTO, the number of international visitors to Japan in November 2014 was 1,169,000(+39.1%). The total number of inbound travelers from January to November exceeded 12,000,000 for the first time in the history.
  • Looking by the destination, the number of travelers from Korea increased 39.8% to 239 thousand, got back to the top market for the first time in nine months. The number of inbound travelers from Taiwan (237 thousand, +32.9%) and China (208 thousand, +103.6%) also showed a significant increase. Among European countries, the cumulative number of travelers from major 3 countries(UK, Germany and France) from January to November 2014 exceeded 500,000 for the first time ever.

1-1 Total

Person
Sep 2014 yoy Oct 2014 yoy Nov 2014 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,099,102 +26.8% 1,271,700 +37% 1,168,500 +39.1%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Sep 2014 yoy Oct 2014 yoy Nov 2014 yoy
Korea 217,689 +32.3% 249,600 +57.7% 239,000 +39.8%
Taiwan 220,797 +6.7% 260,300 +21.9% 236,500 +32.9%
China 246,105 +57.6% 223,300 +84% 207,500 +103.6%
Hong Kong 69,872 +26.2% 77,300 +23.8% 85,200 +35.9%
Thailand 31,058 +6.1% 79,400 +29.5% 68,000 +32.9%
Singapore 14,132 +21.9% 20,100 +24.5% 26,700 +33.5%
Australia 30,631 +42.4% 24,000 +32.6% 22,200 +38%
The entire USA 69,301 +13.1% 82,500 +11.9% 73,200 +12.2%
Canada 14,531 +28.3% 17,700 +26.3% 16,200 +25.6%
The entire UK 20,654 +30.6% 24,300 +16.8% 18,500 +22.7%
Germany 12,720 +7.9% 16,500 +20.7% 12,900 +8.6%
France 13,603 +14.6% 20,200 +18.3% 13,300 +16%
- Asia 875,877 +28.6% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 87,602 +15.9% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 35,444 +38.5% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 91,933 +18.6% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced