Table  5
 
            VISITOR  ARRIVALS  BY  PURPOSE  OF  VISIT & TYPE OF VISITOR  1982-1999
 
  PURPOSE OF VISIT   TYPE OF VISITOR
   
Year Vacation Business Total   Tourist Excursionist Total
   
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
   
1999       103,673       3,056     106,729         46,782         59,947     106,729
 Source: Immigration Department