Earnings from Tourism

FBoS Release No: 09, 2017
28th March 2017


Fiji’s Earnings from Tourism is an estimate of the amount spent by international visitors. The figure is derived from an estimated average daily spend of visitors (per diem) and the total visitor days in Fiji.

 

December Quarter 2016

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Key Facts

  • Fiji’s earnings from tourism stood at $471.5 million for the December quarter of 2016.
  • Earnings went up by 13.3 percent ($55.2 million) when compared to the September quarter of 2016.
  • Earnings rose by 15.3 percent ($62.6 million) when compared to the December quarter of 2015 and this was due to an increase in visitors days.

 

 

 

 

 

teDec16bCompared to the December quarter of 2015, the major changes in earnings recorded by country were as follows:

  • Australia up by 15.3 percent ($35.2 million) to $264.8 million contributing 56.2 percent to the total;
  • New Zealand up by 13.8 percent ($8.5 million) to $70.3 million contributing 14.9 percent to the total;

    • United States of America up by 14.6 percent ($4.4 million) to $34.6 million contributing 7.3 percent to the total; and
  • Continental Europe up by 17.4 percent ($3.2 million) to $21.6 million contributing 4.6 percent to the total.

These countries accounted for 83.0 percent of earnings in the December quarter of 2016, a decrease of 0.1 percentage point when compared to the December quarter of 2015.

 

 

 

Annual 2016

teDec16cKey Facts

  • Fiji’s earnings from tourism in 2016 stood at $1,602.9 million.
  • Earnings went up by 2.7 percent when compared to the 2015 figure of $1,560.2 million.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

teDec16dCompared to 2015, the major changes in earnings recorded by country were as follows:

  • Australia up by 2.6 percent ($21.5 million) to $863.0 million contributing 53.8 percent to the total;
  • New Zealand up by 1.7 percent ($4.2 million) to $252.0 million contributing 15.7 percent to the total;
  • United States of America up by 5.0 percent ($6.1 million) to $128.3 million contributing 8.0 percent to the total; and
  • Continental Europe up by 4.5 percent ($3.3 million) to $75.9 million contributing 4.7 percent to the total.

 

 

 

 

 

 


These countries accounted for 82.3 percent of earnings for the years 2015 and 2016.

 

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For further enquiries please contact Ms. Talica Naivota on email or telephone 331 5822 (ext. 386 246) or direct line 323 0846.

Fiji’s Earnings from Tourism for the March Quarter of 2017 will be released as soon as the disaggregated data becomes available.