Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of June 2015*The figure is based on the statistics as of Jun 12,2015

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 estimated number of international visitors to Japan in April 2015 reached over 1.76 million (43.3% increase from the previous year) for the first time, increased by 238,700 compared with the previous month, which has been the highest number in a single month base for the third successive month.
  • Divided by country of origin, the number of travelers from China reached 405,800, which exceeded 0.4 million for the first time among all the major countries while the number of Taiwanese travelers exceeded 0.3 million for the first time. Among 20 major countries listed by JNTO, 18 countries except Russia and Spain have recorded the highest figure for April.

1-1 Total

Person
Feb 2015 yoy Mar 2015 yoy Apr 2015 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,386,982 +57.6% 1,526,000 +45.3% 1,764,700 +43.3%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Feb 2015 yoy Mar 2015 yoy Apr 2015 yoy
Korea 321,576 +38.9% 268,200 +39.6% 304,600 +57%
Taiwan 277,626 +45.2% 277,900 +33.2% 335,100 +29.9%
China 359,080 +159.8% 338,200 +83.7% 405,800 +113%
Hong Kong 109,384 +68.8% 117,200 +81.8% 119,600 +50.7%
Thailand 44,038 +28.3% 92,400 +29.9% 117,900 +18.6%
Singapore 16,293 +57.1% 23,100 +41% 24,800 +32.9%
Australia 30,303 +14% 29,200 +36.9% 34,100 +13%
The entire USA 59,157 +13.7% 95,600 +18.1% 95,900 +12.4%
Canada 16,304 +42.8% 21,600 +34.3% 21,900 +23.2%
The entire UK 17,770 +19.8% 25,200 +25.8% 27,100 +14.9%
Germany 9,815 +9.6% 18,400 +33.8% 15,700 +3.2%
France 11,951 +34.6% 18,100 +14.6% 27,100 +22.3%
- Asia 1,200,651 +66.2% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 77,636 +19.1% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 33,925 +14.7% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 69,706 +18.8% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced