FBoS Release No.54, 2015

9th September 2015


Fiji’s earnings from tourism for the June quarter of 2015 is provisionally estimated at $377.8 million. This represents a $41.2 million or 12.2 per cent increase over the June quarter of 2014 earnings of $336.6 million. The figures are graphically presented in Graph 1.

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Australian visitors contributed $201.3 million or 53.3 per cent of the earnings from tourism with $60.4 million or 16.0 per cent attributed to New Zealand visitors.

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Graph 2 compares the June quarter earnings in 2014 and 2015 for the major tourism source markets.

These countries accounted for 81.9 per cent of earnings in the June quarter of 2015, a decrease of 0.6 percentage points when compared to the June quarter of 2014.

 

 

 

 

 

 

The changes in earnings recorded by country were as follows;

  • Australia increased by $21.2 million (11.8%) from $180.1 million to $201.3 million;
  • New Zealand increased by $6.1 million (11.2%) from $54.3 million to $60.4 million;
  • United States of America increased by $3.0 million (10.9%) from $27.5 million to $30.5 million and
  • Continental Europe increased by $1.5 million (9.6%) from $15.7 million to $17.2 million.

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Appendix 1 provides some background information relating to Fiji's Earnings from Tourism.

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

Fiji’s Earnings from Tourism for the September quarter of 2015 will be released as soon as the disaggregated data becomes available.