Visitor arrivals to Singapore up 1% in 1H2019, led by arrivals from China

    Singapore Tourism Board reported (05-Aug-2019) visitor arrivals to Singapore for Jun-2019 and six months ended Jun-2019. Details include:

    • Jun-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 1.6 million, +0.4% year-on-year;
        • By market:
          • Indonesia: 310,892, -6.6%;
          • China: 265,992, +9.9%;
          • India: 144,083, -7.0%;
          • Malaysia: 101,988, -9.8%;
          • Australia: 87,770, -3.2%;
          • Philippines: 73,934, +7.3%;
          • US: 66,977, +16.1%;
          • Japan: 56,681, +6.1%;
          • South Korea: 45,673, +0.8%;
          • UK: 32,792, +6.0%;
      • Visitor arrivals by air: 1.2 million, +2.4%;
    • Six months ended Jun-2019:
      • Visitor arrivals: 9.3 million, +1.4% year-on-year;
        • By market:
          • China: 1.8 million, +4.7%;
          • Indonesia: 1.5 million, -3.3%;
          • India: 747,004, -2.8%;
          • Malaysia: 586,756, +0.4%;
          • Australia: 538,455, +1.0%;
          • Philippines: 408,021, +6.0%;
          • Japan: 401,363, +7.8%;
          • US: 361,366, +10.4%;
          • UK: 312,071, +5.1%;
          • South Korea: 310,759, -1.2%;
      • Visitor arrivals by air: 7.2 million, +1.5%.