Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of October 2014*The figure is based on the statistics as of Oct 9,2014

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 August 2014 was 1,19,000(+22.4%) which was the largest number in the history as August. The total number of inbound travelers from January to August 2014 became record setting pace of 8,630,100 (+25.8%).
  • Looking by the destination, the number of travelers from Korea increased 16.7% to 251,400 for the two months running. The number of inbound travelers from Asia, such as China and Philippines experienced over 50% increase. Europe, such as Germany showed a good move as well and increased 23.2% to 10,700.

1-1 Total

Person
Jun 2014 yoy Jul 2014 yoy Aug 2014 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,055,273 +17.1% 1,269,700 +26.6% 1,109,600 +22.4%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Jun 2014 yoy Jul 2014 yoy Aug 2014 yoy
Korea 207,588 -1.8% 250,600 +2.7% 251,400 +16.7%
Taiwan 254,274 +12% 279,300 +17.1% 229,900 +17.9%
China 173,046 +74.8% 281,200 +101% 253,900 +56.5%
Hong Kong 78,129 +4.6% 91,200 +6.9% 74,900 +4.4%
Thailand 36,323 +77.2% 42,900 +42.1% 29,400 +23.3%
Singapore 23,298 +7.2% 13,000 +15.6% 8,300 -6%
Australia 21,081 +20.4% 20,100 +24.2% 13,100 +24.1%
The entire USA 87,870 +8.1% 82,900 +10% 63,900 +9.5%
Canada 12,722 +10.4% 15,800 +19.5% 14,200 +24.3%
The entire UK 15,019 +9.7% 19,600 +12.8% 15,800 +11.9%
Germany 9,427 +5.6% 11,700 +18.2% 10,700 +23.2%
France 11,512 +1% 18,600 +16.6% 17,500 +16%
- Asia 850,145 +19.3% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 103,636 +8.7% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 24,675 +16.7% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 70,679 +7.5% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced