Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of May 2015*The figure is based on the statistics as of May 14,2015

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 reached over 1.5 million (45.3% increase from the previous year) for the first time, increased by 139,000 people compared with the previous month, which has been the highest number in a single month base for successive two months.
  • Divided by country of origin, the number of travelers from China reached 338,000, which has exceeded 300 thousand for successive two months. The number of Philippine travelers reached 26,800 (110.9% increase from previous year). Among 20 Major countries listed by JNTO, 19 countries except Russia have shown a double-digit growth.

1-1 Total

Person
Jan 2015 yoy Feb 2015 yoy Mar 2015 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,218,393 +29.1% 1,387,000 +57.6% 1,526,000 +45.3%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Jan 2015 yoy Feb 2015 yoy Mar 2015 yoy
Korea 358,093 +40.1% 321,600 +38.9% 268,200 +39.6%
Taiwan 217,035 +10.2% 277,600 +45.2% 277,900 +33.2%
China 226,214 +45.4% 359,100 +159.8% 338,200 +83.7%
Hong Kong 87,742 +38.2% 109,400 +68.8% 117,200 +81.8%
Thailand 44,770 +64.8% 44,000 +28.2% 92,400 +29.9%
Singapore 11,813 +8.5% 16,300 +57.2% 23,100 +41%
Australia 48,583 +30% 30,300 +14% 29,200 +36.9%
The entire USA 62,081 +3.9% 59,200 +13.8% 95,600 +18.1%
Canada 14,250 +10.9% 16,300 +42.7% 21,600 +34.3%
The entire UK 15,030 +7.6% 17,800 +20% 25,200 +25.8%
Germany 8,325 +13% 9,800 +9.4% 18,400 +33.8%
France 10,035 +9.9% 12,000 +35.1% 18,100 +14.6%
- Asia 1,018,348 +32.9% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 78,654 +5.6% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 52,692 +28.7% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 62,847 +10.6% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced