Visitor arrivals for August 2019

Information from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) indicated that visitor arrivals increased by 6.5% year-on-year to 3,623,116 in August 2019; same-day visitors (1,926,319) surged by 20.2% while overnight visitors (1,696,797) dropped by 5.7%. The average length of stay of visitors held stable at 1.2 days, with that of overnight visitors (2.3 days) rising by 0.1 day and same-day visitors (0.2 day) remaining unchanged.

Visitors from mainland China increased by 4.7% year-on-year to 2,646,406; however, visitors travelling under the Individual Visit Scheme decreased by 1.3% to 1,296,676, with those arriving by sea (66,931) declining by 64.4%. Mainland visitors came primarily from Guangdong Province (1,299,575) and Hunan Province (109,752). Visitors from Hong Kong (666,010) and Taiwan (95,239) grew by 19.7% and 1.2% respectively, whereas those from the Republic of Korea (62,731) fell by 5.0%. Meanwhile, visitors from the nine Pearl River Delta cities in the Greater Bay Area grew by 23.8% year-on-year to 1,153,317; those coming from Zhuhai and Guangzhou totalled 303,303 and 229,782, an upsurge of 49.9% and 17.8% respectively.

Analysed by mode of transport, visitor arrivals by land surged by 33.7% year-on-year to 2,744,594 in August; among them, 1,984,024 (+13.8%) arrived through the Border Gate and 448,005 via the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macao Bridge. Visitor arrivals by air rose by 18.4% year-on-year to 356,583, while those by sea slipped by 50.2% to 521,939.

In the first eight months of 2019, visitor arrivals reached 27,437,982,a growth of 18.0% year-on-year. Same-day visitors (14,540,874) and overnight visitors (12,897,108) increased by 31.6% and 5.7% respectively. The average length of stay of visitors stayed steady at 1.2 days, with that of overnight visitors (2.2 days) and same-day visitors (0.2 day) remaining stable. Analysed by country/place, visitors from mainland China (19,530,804), the Republic of Korea (568,243), Hong Kong (4,995,346) and Taiwan (727,511) rose by 19.1%, 3.4%, 21.8% and 0.9% respectively. Visitors from the United States (139,350), Australia (58,936), Canada (50,963) and the United Kingdom (40,219) also recorded year-on-year growth.



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