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109-01-22

Visitor Statistical Analysis for November, 2019

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A total of 990,397 visitors arrived in the Republic of China in November, 2019, decreasing 28,624or 2.81% from the 1,019,021 in November of last year. The arrivals included 762,799 foreign visitors and 227,598 Overseas Chinese. Compared with November of last year, the number of foreign visitors increased by 74,481 or 10.82%, and the number of Overseas Chinese visitors decreased by 103,105 or 31.18%.
  1. Main markets by residence
    1. Mainland China accounted for 96,933 or 9.79% of the total, down 53.38%, consisting of 2,213 foreign visitors, down 17.95%, and 94,720 Overseas Chinese, down 53.85%.
    2. Hong Kong and Macao, 141,214 or 14.26% of the total, up 5.34%, consisting of 9,862 foreign visitors, down 2.68%, and 131,352 Overseas Chinese, up 6.00%.
    3. Japan accounted for 216,968 or 21.91% of the total, up 6.74%, consisting of 216,841 foreign visitors, up 6.74%, and 127 Overseas Chinese, up 2.42%.
    4. Korea, 139,176 or 14.05% of the total, up 38.65%, consisting of 138,887 foreign visitors, up 38.74%, and 289 Overseas Chinese, up 5.09%.
    5. Southeast Asia, 262,750 or 26.53% of the total, up 9.33%, consisting of 262,187 foreign visitors, up 9.34%, and 563 Overseas Chinese, up 5.34%.
    6. U.S.A., 59,507 or 6.01% of the total, up 1.28%, consisting of 59,178 foreign visitors, up 1.36%, and 329 Overseas Chinese, down 10.60%.
    7. Australia and New Zealand, 10,659 or 1.08% of the total, down 1.72%, consisting of 10,634 foreign visitors, down 1.56%, and 25 Overseas Chinese, down 41.86%.
    8. Europe, 37,965 or 3.83% of the total, up 2.09%, consisting of 37,930 foreign visitors, up 2.10%, and 35 Overseas Chinese, down 5.41%.
    9. Other countries or regions accounted for 25,225 or 2.55% of the total, down 4.02%, consisting of 25,067 foreign visitors, down 3.95%, and 158 Overseas Chinese, down 13.19%.
  2. Main markets by country of nationality
    1. There were 216,270 visitors from Japan accounting for 21.84% of the total. This was up 13,452, or 6.63%, from the number in the same month last year.
    2. There were 139,472 visitors from Korea accounting for 14.08% of the total. This was up 38,663, or 38.35%, from the number in the same month last year.
    3. There were 261,493 visitors from Southeast Asia accounting for 26.40% of the total. This was up 22,472, or 9.40%, from the number in the same month last year.
    4. There were 60,771 visitors from U.S.A accounting for 6.14% of the total. This was up 921, or 1.54%, from the number in the same month last year.
    5. There were 12,135 visitors from Australia and New Zealand accounting for 1.23% of the total. This was down 209, or -2.81%, from the number in the same month last year.
    6. There were 44,563 visitors from Europe accounting for 4.50% of the total. This was up 352, or 0.80%, from the number in the same month last year. Visitors from U.K., Germany, and France accounted for 1.07% (10,555people), 0.71% (7,045 people), and 0.63% (6,229 people) of the total which were down 2.67%, -5.94%, and up 6.21% from the number in the same month last year.
    7. Other nationals accounted for 28,095 or 2.84%, down 1170 or -4.00%.
    8. Overseas Chinese visitors accounted for 227,598 or 22.98%, down 103,105 or 31.18%. Overseas Chinese visitors from Hong Kong and Macao accounted for 131,352, or 57.71%, of the total Overseas Chinese visitors.
  3.  Main markets by type of visitor
    1. Mode of transportation and port of entry: There were 952,438 visitors, 96.17%, by air of whom 768,908, or 77.64%, through the Taiwan Taoyuan International Airport, 87,099, or 8.79%, through Kaohsiung Airport. Meanwhile, there were 37,959 visitors, 3.83%, by sea, 4,774 people, or 0.48%, through Kaohsiung port, 6,497 people, or 0.66%, through Keelung, 772 people, or 0.08%, through Taichung.
    2. Gender: Male visitors accounted for 47.71% (472,558 people) while female were 52.29% (517,839 people).
    3. Age: There were 88,824 (8.97%) visitors under 19-year-old, 409,356 (41.33%) between 20 to 39-year-old, 334,332(33.76%) between 40 to 59-year-old, and 157,885(15.94%) over 59-year-old.
    4. Purpose of visit: The main purposes are pleasure, business, and relatives visiting with 710,319 (71.72%), 70,635 (7.13%), and 38,973 (3.94%) visitors.
    5. Length of stay: Most of visitors, 258,138 people or 26.90%, stayed for 3 nights. Visitors staying 5 to 7 nights, 170,640 people or 17.78%, ranked second. Visitors staying 2 nights, 164,271 people or 17.12%, ranked third. The average length of stay of visitors leaving in November was 5.79 nights.
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