Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of December 2014*The figure is based on the statistics as of Dec 11,2014

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 October 2014 was 1,272,000(+37.0%) which was the largest number in the history. The total number of inbound travelers from January to October became 11,009,000 (+27.1%) which was also the record setting number.
  • Looking by the destination, the number of travelers from Taiwan increased 21.9% to 260 thousand. The number of inbound travelers from Korea (250 thousand, +57.7%) and China (223 thousand, +84.0%) showed a good move as well. These three countries account 58% of total number of international travelers to Japan. Among European countries, travelers from Germany increased 20.7% to 17,000.

1-1 Total

Person
Aug 2014 yoy Sep 2014 yoy Oct 2014 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,109,569 +22.4% 1,099,100 +26.8% 1,271,700 +37%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Aug 2014 yoy Sep 2014 yoy Oct 2014 yoy
Korea 251,428 +16.7% 217,700 +32.3% 249,600 +57.7%
Taiwan 229,871 +17.9% 220,800 +6.7% 260,300 +21.9%
China 253,802 +56.4% 246,100 +57.6% 223,300 +84%
Hong Kong 74,961 +4.5% 69,800 +26% 77,300 +23.8%
Thailand 29,355 +23.1% 31,100 +6.2% 79,400 +29.5%
Singapore 8,256 -6.5% 14,100 +21.6% 20,100 +24.5%
Australia 13,089 +24% 30,600 +42.3% 24,000 +32.6%
The entire USA 63,883 +9.5% 69,300 +13.1% 82,500 +11.9%
Canada 14,214 +24.4% 14,500 +28% 17,700 +26.3%
The entire UK 15,811 +12% 20,700 +30.9% 24,300 +16.8%
Germany 10,715 +23.4% 12,700 +7.7% 16,500 +20.7%
France 17,533 +16.3% 13,600 +14.5% 20,200 +18.3%
- Asia 913,800 +23.7% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 80,848 +12.6% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 16,199 +20.8% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 92,448 +19.5% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced