Mean international visitor spend in New Zealand

By country of residence, year ended June 2018, NZD per visitor aged 15+

Limitations of the data

The results from the International Visitor Survey are subject to measurement errors, including both sampling and non sampling errors. These errors should be considered when analysing the results from the survey.

Changes to data collection/processing

Prior to July 2013, the sampling of the International Visitor Survey was ‘Flight based’ - a stratified cluster sample of departing international flights with quota sampling of individual respondents.

In July 2013 the current version of the International Visitor Survey was adopted after an 18 month redevelopment process.
The questionnaire and mode of delivery of the International Visitor Survey was significantly changed in July 2013.

Data provided by

Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment

Dataset name

International Visitor Survey: IVS pivot table June 2018

Webpage:

http://www.mbie.govt.nz/info-services/sectors-industries/tourism/tourism-research-data/ivs/data-summary

How to find the data

At URL provided, select 'IVS pivot table June 2018'

Import & extraction details

File as imported: International Visitor Survey: IVS pivot table June 2018

From the dataset International Visitor Survey: IVS pivot table June 2018, this data was extracted:

  • Sheet: Country_data
  • Range: D2:D883
  • Provided: 882 data points

This data forms the table Tourism - Total and mean international visitor spend by country of residence (YE Jun) 1998–2018.

Dataset originally released on:

August 17, 2018

Purpose of collection

The purpose of the International Visitor Survey is to provide accurate, quarterly national information on the characteristics, behaviour and expenditure of international visitors.

Method of collection/Data provider

The International Visitor Survey is a sample survey of approximately 9,800 international visitors to New Zealand aged 15 years or older per year, excluding individuals whose purpose of visit to New Zealand was to attend a recognised educational institute, and are foreign-fee paying students.