Sri Lanka’s December Tourist Arrivals: By Country Featured

Tuesday, 06 January 2015 00:00 Written by  Published in Sri Lanka News
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Tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka rose 16.1 percent in December over a year ago to a total of 178,672 persons.

The following is a table showing December tourist arrivals from the 15 largest visitor-generating markets by the Sri Lanka Tourist Board.

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                           Dec.    Nov.    Oct.   Sept.    Aug.    July    June
                           2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2014    2014
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Total Arrivals          178,672 119,727 121,576 105,535 140,319 133,971 103,175
 YoY%                     16.1%    9.4%   13.6%   16.8%   13.8%   25.2%   14.3%

By Country              ---------------- Number of Visitors -------------------
 India                   26,153  19,762  26,148  19,244  17,912  19,277  19,911
 U.K.                    15,996  10,730  10,112   8,983  15,532  16,692   7,790
 Maldives                14,092   8,329   6,460   6,276   5,891   4,892   7,528
 Australia               10,838   4,423   3,794   4,421   4,371   5,124   4,430
 Germany                 10,829   9,049   7,966   6,996  10,364   7,921   4,328
 China(P.R.)             10,400  10,878  11,894  13,312  14,274  15,178   8,345
 Russia                   9,279   7,282   5,512   3,018   3,246   2,649   2,077
 France                   7,134   5,448   4,523   3,897   8,746   9,095   2,882
 U.S.A.                   6,017   2,951   3,275   2,191   2,648   3,493   3,130
 Indonesia                5,184     573     968     863     743   1,063   2,674
 Japan                    4,041   2,518   2,874   3,943   5,233   3,203   2,666
 Sweden                   4,022   1,142     858     373     343     602     653
 Canada                   3,867   1,990   1,931   1,644   3,317   3,741   3,759
 Ukraine                  3,403   2,654   2,181   1,350   1,109   1,029     701
 Italy                    3,119   1,519   1,060   1,125   3,043   1,673   1,068

By Country              -------------------------- YoY% -----------------------
 India                    15.9%   -0.2%   19.8%    4.6%   -5.7%   30.4%   30.2%
 U.K.                      5.2%   11.0%    2.7%   -4.0%    0.1%    1.6%    1.9%
 Maldives                  3.5%    8.5%   -0.4%   40.7%   30.1%   55.9%  -14.5%
 Australia                 0.5%   10.2%   14.6%    0.4%   -1.9%    8.5%    9.0%
 Germany                  12.0%   17.3%   23.8%   15.3%   29.4%   12.7%   27.0%
 China(P.R.)             120.4%  125.3%  120.7%  129.4%  139.9%  172.2%  125.1%
 Russia                    7.4%   -3.9%    4.0%   -8.1%   36.4%   40.0%   38.4%
 France                    8.9%    9.0%    7.9%   16.3%   15.0%   28.2%   25.4%
 U.S.A.                    7.0%   12.1%   18.6%   22.5%   -4.7%   22.3%   13.0%
 Indonesia               289.2%  -34.6%   66.9%    9.0%  -24.0%  -32.8%   13.9%
 Japan                    18.1%  299.0%   13.2%   15.7%    6.9%   43.9%   42.9%
 Sweden                   17.5%   18.0%   -1.0%   -5.3%    5.2%  -18.0%    2.4%
 Canada                    6.1%   10.1%   -1.2%   10.3%   12.5%    3.7%   10.6%
 Ukraine                 -32.2%  -42.6%  -52.4%  -46.9%  -24.2%  -17.3%  -11.5%
 Italy                    20.4%   15.3%    2.3%    6.2%    7.4%   10.6%   28.7%
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Source: Sri Lanka Tourist Board

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