Foreign tourist arrivals in Indonesia edged up 0.11 percent from a year earlier to 1.30 million people in April 2019. The number of foreign visitors were up in Batam (7.99 percent to 155.6 thousand), while fell in Bali resort island, the center of Indonesian tourism industry (-7.75 percent to 476.2 thousand) as well as in Jakarta (-11.96 percent to 198.07 thousand). Malaysia, followed by Singapore, the Philippines and Thailand, contributed the most foreign tourists to Indonesia in April. Considering the first four month of 2019, the number of tourist arrivals grew by 3.22 percent to 5.12 million. For 2019, Indonesia sets a target of 20 million foreign tourist arrivals, compared to 15.81 million in 2018. Tourist Arrivals in Indonesia averaged 832831.29 from 2011 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1536489 in July of 2018 and a record low of 548821 in January of 2011.
Tourist Arrivals in Indonesia is expected to be 1510000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Indonesia to stand at 1520000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Indonesia Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 1580000.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.