Tourism Statistics

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

The latest tourism statistics as of March 2015*The figure is based on the statistics as of Mar 10,2015

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, although this year’s Chinese New Year was in February, the number of international visitors to Japan in January 2015 increased to 1,218,000(+29.1%) which was the highest number as January.
  • Looking by the destination, the number of travelers from Korea increased 40.1% to 358,000, recorded the highest number for the five months running. The number of travelers from China was the second largest market and became 226,000 (+45.4%). Travelers from Australia also increased significantly, recorded the highest number for the two months running (49,000 +30.1%).

1-1 Total

Person
Nov 2014 yoy Dec 2014 yoy Jan 2015 yoy
The number of foreign tourists to Japan 1,168,427 +39.1% 1,236,100 +43% 1,218,400 +29.1%

1-2 By country and region

Person
Nov 2014 yoy Dec 2014 yoy Jan 2015 yoy
Korea 239,029 +39.9% 270,900 +48.2% 358,100 +40.1%
Taiwan 236,520 +32.9% 212,000 +41.9% 217,000 +10.2%
China 207,462 +103.5% 190,000 +96.7% 226,300 +45.4%
Hong Kong 85,251 +36% 106,200 +47.1% 87,700 +38.1%
Thailand 68,024 +32.9% 76,300 +36.2% 44,800 +64.9%
Singapore 26,694 +33.4% 47,800 +25.3% 11,800 +8.4%
Australia 22,155 +37.7% 37,600 +24% 48,600 +30.1%
The entire USA 73,243 +12.3% 73,500 +7.8% 62,100 +3.9%
Canada 16,184 +25.5% 17,700 +21.5% 14,300 +11.3%
The entire UK 18,470 +22.5% 16,900 +15.2% 15,000 +7.4%
Germany 12,945 +9% 8,900 +14.4% 8,300 +12.7%
France 13,280 +15.8% 13,000 +24.6% 10,000 +9.5%
- Asia 955,394 +45.1% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- North America 92,743 +14.8% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Oceania 25,485 +36.3% TBA TBA TBA TBA
- Europe 87,717 +16% TBA TBA TBA TBA
Source : JNTO
※TBA = To Be Announced