Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of September 2016*The figure is based on the statistics as of Sep 13,2016

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 July reached to 2.3 million (+19.7% from July 2015), and exceeded April 2016 which recorded the highest figure by 215,000 visitors, recording the highest figure on a monthly basis.
  • By market, the number of Chinese visitors, with 731,400 (+26.8% from July 2015), exceeding 0.7 million for the first time in history and recording the highest figure on a monthly basis. South Korea recoverd to 447,000 (+30.0%) in July. Furthermore, 16 markets recorded the highest figure for July except Britain and Russia.

1-1 Total

Person
May 2016 yoy Jun 2016 yoy Jul 2016 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,893,574 +15.3% 1,985,700 +23.9% 2,296,500 +19.7%

1-2 By country and region

Person
May 2016 yoy Jun 2016 yoy Jul 2016 yoy
Korea 302,088 -4.2% 347,400 +38.1% 447,000 +30%
Taiwan 375,476 +10.5% 397,800 +15.2% 397,000 +9.8%
China 507,094 +31% 582,500 +26% 731,400 +26.8%
Hong Kong 140,045 +16.1% 163,100 +19% 184,600 +16.3%
Thailand 84,919 +4.8% 47,900 +10.4% 61,300 +18.2%
Singapore 29,250 +18.9% 32,600 +11.8% 18,000 +4.7%
Australia 29,811 +20.1% 30,200 +33.1% 29,100 +14.6%
The entire USA 111,980 +21.5% 125,400 +22.8% 117,600 +19.8%
Canada 24,092 +16.3% 18,900 +13% 22,900 +15.8%
The entire UK 24,048 +21% 20,300 +20.6% 24,700 -6.2%
Germany 16,646 +16.1% 12,000 +13.9% 14,500 +4.7%
France 23,250 +14.4% 16,700 +23.7% 27,000 +21.1%
- Asia 1,588,217 +14.7% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 140,358 +20.1% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 34,181 +16.9% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 121,147 +18% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced