Visitor arrivals to Malaysia up 5% in 1H2019, arrivals from Indonesia up 15%

    Tourism Malaysia reported (25-Aug-2019) visitor arrivals to Malaysia for Jun-2019 and for the six months ended Jun-2019. Details include:

    • Jun-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 2.4 million, +5.5% year-on-year;
        • Singapore: 1.0 million, +1.8%;
        • Indonesia: 381,239, +18.1%;
        • China: 222,005, -0.3%;
        • Thailand: 160,778, +13.9%;
        • Brunei: 105,999, -19.3%;
        • India: 58,877, +13.5%;
        • South Korea: 53,265, +14.6%;
        • Vietnam: 50,134, +12.1%;
        • Philippines: 39,318, +6.9%;
        • Taiwan: 33,185, +0.8%;
        • Japan: 29,637, +11.9%;
        • UK: 27,393, +2.5%;
        • Australia: 27,253, +5.4%;
        • US: 24,901, +6.4%;
        • Bangladesh: 13,104, +10.4%;
    • Six months ended Jun-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 13.4 million, +4.9% year-on-year;
        • Singapore: 5.4 million, +3.6%;
        • Indonesia: 1.9 million, +15.0%;
        • China: 1.6 million, +6.4%;
        • Thailand: 990,565, +4.2%;
        • Brunei: 627,112, -12.0%;
        • India: 354,486, +15.2%;
        • South Korea: 323,952, +10.9%;
        • Philippines: 210,974, +5.7%;
        • Vietnam: 200,314, +8.3%;
        • Japan: 196,561, +5.6%;
        • Taiwan: 186,197, -2.8%;
        • UK: 178,951, +0.3%;
        • Australia: 177,623, +6.3%;
        • US: 136,118, +6.1%;
        • Bangladesh: 71,193, -2.3%.