Japanese domestic travel consumption reduced by 5.3% in the first quarter of 2019, while travel unite price slightly rose

Japan Tourism Agency announced that Japanese domestic travel consumption in the first quarter of 2019 (January to March) was down 5.3% year on year to 4,195.4 billion JPY, which consisted of 3,220.6 billion JPY for overnight travels (-4.7%) and 974.7 billion JPY (-7.3%). During the quarter, the result in March was particularly down 11.8%. 

The graph below illustrates changes of Japanese domestic travel consumption by quarter:


The total number of Japanese domestic travelers was down 6.4% to 119.3 million, which comprised 63 million overnight travelers (-6.7%) and 56.3 million day travelers (-5.9%). Travel unite price a traveler was slightly up 1.1% to 35,170 JPY: 51,112 JPY an overnight travel and 17,321 JPY a day travel.

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