Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of August 2016*The figure is based on the statistics as of Aug 9,2016

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 JNTO, the estimated number of international travelers to Japan in June reached to 1.99 million (+23.9% from June 2015), recording the highest figure for June. The accumulated number of the first half of 2016 reached 11.7 million (+28.2%) and exceeding 10 million for the first time in history.
  • The number of Chinese visitors, with 582,500 (+26.0% from June 2015), continued to achieve great gain and reached over 500,000 for the third successive month, followed by Taiwan-with 397,800 (+15.2%)-which recorded the highest figure on monthly basis. Korea recovered from the influence of MERS occurring in June 2015 to reach 347,400(+38.1%) this time.

1-1 Total

Person
Apr 2016 yoy May 2016 yoy Jun 2016 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 2,081,697 +18% 1,893,600 +15.3% 1,985,700 +23.9%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Apr 2016 yoy May 2016 yoy Jun 2016 yoy
Korea 353,660 +16.1% 302,100 -4.2% 347,400 +38.1%
Taiwan 384,164 +14.6% 375,500 +10.5% 397,800 +15.2%
China 514,867 +26.9% 507,200 +31% 582,500 +26%
Hong Kong 127,246 +6.4% 140,000 +16.1% 163,100 +19%
Thailand 130,992 +11.1% 84,900 +4.8% 47,900 +10.4%
Singapore 30,576 +23.1% 29,300 +19.1% 32,600 +11.8%
Australia 39,646 +16.4% 29,800 +20% 30,200 +33.1%
The entire USA 114,151 +19% 112,000 +21.5% 125,400 +22.8%
Canada 23,079 +5.5% 24,100 +16.4% 18,900 +13%
The entire UK 28,499 +5.4% 24,000 +20.7% 20,300 +20.6%
Germany 18,047 +15.2% 16,600 +15.8% 12,000 +13.9%
France 33,978 +25.2% 23,200 +14.2% 16,700 +23.7%
- Asia 1,734,776 +18.5% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 141,491 +16.5% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 45,152 +16.4% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 149,786 +14.8% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced