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108-12-23

Visitor Statistical Analysis for October, 2019

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A total of 939,131 visitors arrived in the Republic of China in October, 2019, decreasing 20,643 or 2.15% from the 959,774 in October of last year. The arrivals included 708,396 foreign visitors and 230,735 Overseas Chinese. Compared with October of last year, the number of foreign visitors increased by 99,742 or 16.39%, and the number of Overseas Chinese visitors decreased by 120,385 or 34.29%.
  1. Main markets by residence
    1. Mainland China accounted for 114,852 or 12.23% of the total, down 52.51%, consisting of 2,666 foreign visitors, up 8.51%, and 112,186 Overseas Chinese, down 53.13%.
    2. Hong Kong and Macao, 127,019 or 13.53% of the total, up 6.04%, consisting of 10,087 foreign visitors, up 4.93%, and 116,932 Overseas Chinese, up 6.13%.
    3. Japan accounted for 207,000 or 22.04% of the total, up 13.86%, consisting of 206,867 foreign visitors, up13.86%, and 133 Overseas Chinese, down 13.68%.
    4. Korea, 125,060 or 13.32% of the total, up 38.92%, consisting of 124,787 foreign visitors, up 39.02%, and 273 Overseas Chinese, up 2.63%.
    5. Southeast Asia, 236,317 or 25.16% of the total, up 16.09%, consisting of 235,679 foreign visitors, up 16.15%, and 638 Overseas Chinese, down 1.39%.
    6. U.S.A., 52,442 or 5.58% of the total, up 1.36%, consisting of 52,109 foreign visitors, up 1.33%, and 333 Overseas Chinese, up 7.77%.
    7. Australia and New Zealand, 11,511 or 1.23% of the total, up 0.35%, consisting of 11,481 foreign visitors, up 0.31%, and 30 Overseas Chinese, up 15.38%.
    8. Europe, 41,837 or 4.45% of the total, up 12.29%, consisting of 41,803 foreign visitors, up 12.35%, and 34 Overseas Chinese, down 30.61%.
    9. Other countries or regions accounted for 23,093 or 2.46% of the total, up 3.48%, consisting of 22,917 foreign visitors, up 3.47%, and 176 Overseas Chinese, up 5.39%.
  2. Main markets by country of nationality
    1. There were 206,895 visitors from Japan accounting for 22.03% of the total. This was up 25,271, or 13.91%, from the number in the same month last year.
    2. There were 125,522 visitors from Korea accounting for 13.37% of the total. This was up 34,994, or 38.66%, from the number in the same month last year.
    3. There were 234,168 visitors from Southeast Asia accounting for 24.93% of the total. This was up 32,526, or 16.13%, from the number in the same month last year.
    4. There were 53,692 visitors from U.S.A accounting for 5.72% of the total. This was up 687, or 1.30%, from the number in the same month last year.
    5. There were 13,093 visitors from Australia and New Zealand accounting for 1.39% of the total. This was up 312, or 2.44%, from the number in the same month last year.
    6. There were 49,080 visitors from Europe accounting for 5.23% of the total. This was up 5,100, or 11.60%, from the number in the same month last year. Visitors from U.K., Germany, and France accounted for 1.41% (13,242people), 0.87% (8,210 people), and 0.74% (6,970 people) of the total which were up 21.15%, 3.64%, and up 9.35% from the number in the same month last year.
    7. Other nationals accounted for 25,946 or 2.76%, up 852 or 3.40%.
    8. Overseas Chinese visitors accounted for 230,735 or 24.57%, down 120,385 or 34.29%. Overseas Chinese visitors from Hong Kong and Macao accounted for 116,932, or 50.68%, of the total Overseas Chinese visitors.
  3.  Main markets by type of visitor
    1. Mode of transportation and port of entry: There were 897,954 visitors, 95.62%, by air of whom 727,131, or 77.43%, through the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, 81,805, or 8.71%, through Kaohsiung Airport. Meanwhile, there were 41,177 visitors, 4.38%, by sea, 1,380 people, or 0.15%, through Kaohsiung port, 12,291 people, or 1.31%, through Keelung, 1,173 people, or 0.12%, through Taichung.
    2. Gender: Male visitors accounted for 47.76% (448,567 people) while female were 52.24% (490,564 people).
    3. Age: There were 75,598 (8.05%) visitors under 19-year-old, 408,821 (43.53%) between 20 to 39-year-old, 316,152(33.66%) between 40 to 59-year-old, and 138,560(14.75%) over 59-year-old.
    4. Purpose of visit: The main purposes are pleasure, business, and relatives visiting with 659,393 (70.21%), 69,224 (7.37%), and 35,849 (3.82%) visitors.
    5. Length of stay: Most of visitors, 238,634 people or 25.81%, stayed for 3 nights. Visitors staying 5 to 7 nights, 165,371 people or 17.89%, ranked second. Visitors staying 2 nights, 152,450 people or 16.49%, ranked third. The average length of stay of visitors leaving in October was 5.81 nights.
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