Information from the Statistics and Census Service indicates that number of visitor arrivals in July 2005, in light of the commencement of the summer holiday, reached 1,665,724, up 9.3% year-on-year; visitors from Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan, China increased 5.8%, 8.6% and 21.2% respectively. Meanwhile, same-day visitors accounted for 51.0% of the total arrivals, at 849,650. The majority of visitors came from Mainland China (54.8% of the total), Hong Kong (31.3%) and Taiwan, China (8.3%). Among the Mainland visitors, 479,900 (52.5%) travelled to Macao under the Individual Visit Scheme. In the first seven months of 2005, visitor arrivals totalled 10,589,047, up 14.4% over the same period of last year. Visitors from Mainland China increased 10.8% to 5,903,865 (55.8% of the total), with 3,014,764 arriving in Macao under the Individual Visit Scheme. Moreover, visitors from Hong Kong and Taiwan, China shared 30.0% (3,174,367) and 8.3% (883,596) of the total arrivals. Same-day visitors accounted for 52.4% of the total, at 5,543,795. Analyzed by mode of transport, visitor arrivals by sea went up 5.7% year-on-year to 3,773,381 in the first seven months of 2005, with 3,676,451 arriving at the Outer Harbour (+5.1%); the majority of these visitors were from Hong Kong (59.5%) and Mainland China (29.6%). Visitor arrivals at the Inner Harbour rose 30.7% to 96,930, within which 68.8% were from Mainland China. In the first seven months of 2005, arrivals by land increased 18.6% to 6,209,033, with 5,727,524 arriving through the Border Gate. The majority of these visitors came from Mainland China (77.0%) and Hong Kong (16.3%). Visitor arrivals through the Checkpoint of CoTai were 481,509. In addition, arrivals by air were 606,633, a growth of 33.8% compared with the same period of last year, with 599,687 arriving at the Macao International Airport (+35.1%). Visitors from Taiwan, China (70.0%) and Mainland China (15.6%) were the major users of this access.