Visitor arrivals to Macau up 10% in 2018, arrivals from Mainland China up 14%

    Macau‘s Statistics and Census Service reported (23-Jan-2019) total visitor arrivals to Macau for Dec-2018 and for 2018. Details include:

    • Dec-2018:
      • Visitor arrivals: 3.6 million, +16.9% year-on-year;
        • Mainland China: 2.4 million, +18.4%;
        • Hong Kong: 681,700, +19.1%;
        • Taiwan: 93,000, +5.0%;
        • South Korea: 77,200, +0.1%;
        • Japan: 32,900, +15.6%;
        • US: 19,600, +10.5%;
        • Australia: 10,700, +12.6%;
        • Canada: 7900, +9.8%;
        • UK: 4900, +9.4%;
        • France: 3400, +3.0%.
    • 12 months ended Dec-2018:
      • Visitor arrivals: 35.8 million, +9.8% year-on-year;
        • Mainland China: 25.3 million, +13.8%;
        • Hong Kong: 6.3 million, +2.6%;
        • Taiwan: 1.1 million, +0.1%;
        • South Korea: 812,800, -7.0%;
        • Japan: 325,800, -1.0%;
        • US: 201,800, +8.3%;
        • Australia: 90,900, +2.2%;
        • Canada: 74,300, stable;
        • UK: 58,300, +2.1%;
        • France: 38,900, -3.6%.