Earnings from Tourism

Release No: 19

Date: 1st May, 2012


 

Fiji’s earnings from tourism for the December 2011 quarter is provisionally estimated at $271.9 million. This represents a $21.2 million or 8.5 per cent increase over the December quarter 2010 earnings of $250.7 million. The higher earnings reflect the 53,323 or 3.4 per cent increase in Total Visitor Days. tour12

These countries accounted for 80.7 per cent of tourism earnings in the December quarter of 2011, a decrease of 0.5 per cent when compared to a year earlier. The changes in earnings recorded by country were as follows;

  • Australia increased by $16.2 million (12.3%) to $148.4 million;
  • New Zealand increased by $1.2 million (3.4%) to $36.1 million;
  • USA increased by $0.3 million (1.5%) to $20.5 million;
  • Pacific Islands Countries decreased by $1.7 million (10.6%) to $14.3 million.

    If you want more detailed information on the Fiji's Earnings from Tourism December Quarter 2011, please contact the Fiji Bureau of Statistics at: 

    P.O.Box 2221
    Government Buildings
    Suva, FIJI
    Tel: (679) 331 5822
    Fax: (679) 330 3656


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    email:

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    For further enquiries please contact Ms. Torika Ketenilagi on 3315822 ext 119.

    Fiji’s earnings from tourism for March 2012 quarter will be released as soon as disaggregated data become available.