Table 5
Visitor Arrivals by Purpose of Visit 1981 - 1998
  PURPOSE OF VISIT   TYPE OF VISITOR
   
Year Vacation Business Total   Tourist Excursionist Total
   
   
1981       10,683          1,043    11,726        6,498              5,228             11,726
   
1982       15,472          2,090    17,562        6,745            10,817             17,562
   
1983       18,070          1,435    19,505        7,983            11,522             19,505
   
1984       28,436          2,309    30,745      10,808            19,937             30,745
   
1985       53,571          2,464    56,035      15,418            40,617             56,035
   
1986       62,360          2,138    64,498      16,692            47,806             64,498
   
1987       68,889          2,605    71,494      20,993            50,501             71,494
   
1988       64,355          5,127    69,482      28,207            41,275             69,482
   
1989       69,245          2,560    71,805      28,761            43,044             71,805
   
1990       88,537          1,969    90,506      31,181            59,325             90,506
   
1991       88,620          1,924    90,544      31,002            59,542             90,544
   
1992       91,166          2,014    93,180      32,076            61,104             93,180
   
1993     109,929          1,421  111,350      37,658            73,692           111,350
   
1994     124,427          1,353  125,780      43,705            82,075           125,780
   
1995     104,835          2,251  107,086      38,531            68,555           107,086
   
1996       84,154          2,085    86,239      37,498            48,741             86,239
   
1997     111,190          2,675  113,865      43,181            70,684           113,865
   
1998     111,014          2,782  113,796        43,874            69,922           113,796
Source:  Immigration Department