Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of April 2016*The figure is based on the statistics as of Apr 12,2016

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 February 2016 reached to 1.89 million (+36.4% from 2015), recording the highest figure for February and the second highest on a monthly basis since July 2015 (1.92million).
  • South Korea reached over 490,000 visitors and recording the highest figure for February. Its accumulated figure from January was the first to exceed 1 million among all the countries. China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singgapore, Malaysia and Vietnam all saw a double-digit increase due to the increasing demand of visiting Japan during the traditional New Year Holiday.

1-1 Total

Person
Dec 2015 yoy Jan 2016 yoy Feb 2016 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,773,130 +43.4% 1,851,800 +52% 1,891,400 +36.4%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Dec 2015 yoy Jan 2016 yoy Feb 2016 yoy
Korea 415,656 +53.4% 514,900 +43.8% 490,800 +52.6%
Taiwan 265,811 +25.4% 321,000 +47.9% 349,000 +25.7%
China 347,034 +82.7% 475,000 +110% 498,900 +38.9%
Hong Kong 157,425 +48.2% 125,000 +42.5% 151,800 +38.8%
Thailand 93,478 +22.6% 61,100 +36.5% 61,300 +39.2%
Singapore 67,001 +40.1% 15,100 +27.8% 20,400 +25.2%
Australia 49,359 +31.2% 56,100 +15.5% 35,900 +18.5%
The entire USA 89,912 +22.3% 75,900 +22.3% 67,600 +14.3%
Canada 21,970 +24.2% 17,700 +24.2% 17,500 +7.3%
The entire UK 19,410 +14.8% 17,600 +17.1% 20,100 +13.1%
Germany 10,173 +13.9% 9,700 +16.5% 11,300 +15.1%
France 14,255 +9.8% 12,100 +20.6% 14,500 +21.3%
- Asia 1,500,511 +47.2% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 115,641 +23.1% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 54,616 +29.7% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 85,289 +15.1% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced