FBoS Release No.27, 2015

5th June 2015


Fiji’s earnings from tourism for the March quarter of 2015 is provisionally estimated at $310.7 million. This represents a $24.8 million or 8.7 per cent increase over the March quarter of 2014 earnings of $285.9 million. The figures are graphically presented in Graph 1.

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Australian visitors contributed $168.8 million or 54.3 per cent of the earnings from tourism with $32.6 million or 10.5 per cent attributed to New Zealand visitors.

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

These countries accounted for 78.9 per cent of earnings in the March quarter of 2015, a decrease of 1.2 percentage point when compared to March quarter of 2014.

 

 

 

 

The changes in earnings recorded by country were as follows;

  • Australia increased by $12.6 million (8.1%) from $156.2 million to $168.8 million;
  • New Zealand increased by $2.1 million (6.9%) from $30.5 million to $32.6 million;
  • United States of America increased by $0.9 million (3.6%) from $25.2 million to $26.1 million and
  • Continental Europe increased by $0.5 million (2.9%) from $17.1 million to $17.6 million.

The main components of Earnings from Tourism for the years 2011 to 2015 are provided in Tables 1 and 2. Apart from the annual data, these tables also contain the quarterly aggregates.

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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 June quarter of 2015 will be released as soon as the disaggregated data becomes available.