Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of April 2014*The figure is based on the statistics as of Apr 10,2014

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 February 2014 was 880,000 (20.6% increase from February 2013). This was the highest number on a monthly basis as February and marked a record high for a 2-month period.
  • Although the Chinese new year holiday wan in January, there were many package tours available in the early February, therefore, most of the countries showed a continuous increase except South Korea. Looking by the year-to-date number, China (+92.0%), Taiwan (+48.3%) and Hong Kong (+45.9%) showed a large increase. Number of travelers from South East Asia and Australia also showed a good move.

1-1 Total

Person
Dec 2013 yoy Jan 2014 yoy Feb 2014 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 864,491 +25.4% 943,900 +41.2% 880,000 +20.6%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Dec 2013 yoy Jan 2014 yoy Feb 2014 yoy
Korea 182,846 -8.6% 255,500 +9% 231,500 -1.2%
Taiwan 149,404 +34.6% 196,900 +76.8% 191,200 +27.2%
China 96,572 +84.5% 155,700 +115.4% 138,400 +71.1%
Hong Kong 72,174 +61.7% 63,400 +103% 64,700 +14.4%
Thailand 56,019 +119.1% 27,200 +68.9% 34,300 +72.5%
Singapore 38,151 +39% 10,900 +53.3% 10,400 +2.6%
Australia 30,330 +19.3% 37,400 +18.1% 26,600 +25.1%
The entire USA 68,208 +17.8% 59,700 +16.5% 52,000 +14.3%
Canada 14,562 +23.7% 12,800 +27.4% 11,400 +7.6%
The entire UK 14,675 +10% 14,000 +21.1% 14,800 +13.5%
Germany 7,778 +6.8% 7,400 +10.1% 9,000 +15.2%
France 10,434 +1.7% 9,100 +9.1% 8,900 +5.4%
- Asia 676,166 +30.9% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 85,004 +18.6% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 33,908 +17.8% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 63,797 +9.3% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced