Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of June 2016*The figure is based on the statistics as of Jun 8,2016

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 the JNTO, the estimated number of international visitors to Japan in April 2016 reached to 2.08 million (+18.0% from 2015), recording the highest figure on a monthly basis, and exceeded 2 million for two successive months.
  • Although cancellation of tours could be seen due to the Kumamoto Earthquake, thanks to the Sakura season, the number of total international visitors to Japan increased in comparison with the previous year. Taiwan, Thailand, Indonesia, Philippines, Vietnam, India and France recorded the highest figure on a monthly basis. The accumulated number of Taiwanese travelers has exceeded 1 million following Korea and China.

1-1 Total

Person
Feb 2016 yoy Mar 2016 yoy Apr 2016 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,891,375 +36.4% 2,009,500 +31.7% 2,081,800 +18%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Feb 2016 yoy Mar 2016 yoy Apr 2016 yoy
Korea 490,845 +52.6% 374,100 +39.5% 353,700 +16.1%
Taiwan 348,971 +25.7% 328,400 +18.2% 384,200 +14.6%
China 498,903 +38.9% 498,100 +47.3% 514,900 +26.9%
Hong Kong 151,836 +38.8% 161,000 +37.3% 127,200 +6.4%
Thailand 61,315 +39.2% 99,700 +7.9% 131,000 +11.1%
Singapore 20,354 +24.9% 33,000 +42.6% 30,600 +23.2%
Australia 35,858 +18.3% 41,800 +43.3% 39,700 +16.6%
The entire USA 67,616 +14.3% 116,200 +21.5% 114,200 +19.1%
Canada 17,492 +7.3% 26,600 +22.9% 23,100 +5.6%
The entire UK 20,057 +12.9% 34,700 +37.7% 28,500 +5.4%
Germany 11,279 +14.9% 21,100 +14.8% 18,100 +15.6%
France 14,502 +21.3% 22,100 +22.2% 34,000 +25.2%
- Asia 1,675,599 +39.6% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 87,710 +13% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 39,982 +17.9% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 81,686 +17.2% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced