Table 2
                      
MONTHLY TOURIST ARRIVALS BY AIR AND SEA 1997 - 2001
1997 1998 1999 2000 2001
MONTH SEA AIR TOTAL SEA AIR TOTAL SEA AIR TOTAL SEA AIR TOTAL SEA AIR TOTAL
January 1,098 3,380         4,478 1,882 3,105         4,987 2,361 2,602         4,963 1,371 2,240         3,611            1,657          2,847         4,504
February 1,047 3,841         4,888 1,775 3,403         5,178 2,233 3,291         5,524 1,721 2,714         4,435            1,811          3,741         5,552
March 1,263 4,044         5,307 1,791 2,921         4,712 2,477 3,431         5,908 1,616 3,171         4,787            2,039          3,555         5,594
April 1,011 3,045         4,056 1,755 2,903         4,658 1,892 3,158         5,050 1,837 2,984         4,821            2,262          3,792         6,054
May 873 2,471         3,344 1,072 2,317         3,389 1,441 2,303         3,744 1,357 2,337         3,694            1,370          2,595         3,965
June 683 1,891         2,574 895 1,930         2,825 1,212 1,926         3,138 1,302 2,088         3,390            1,177          2,321         3,498
July 987 2,469         3,456 1,193 2,397         3,590 1,532 2,502         4,034 1,627 2,209         3,836            1,531          2,764         4,295
August 1,029 2,197         3,226 1,382 2,021         3,403 1,755 2,051         3,806 1,597 1,901         3,498            1,578          2,438         4,016
September 446 761         1,207 477 674         1,151 795 970         1,765 438 593         1,031               373             534            907
October 870 1,450         2,320 715 1,241         1,956 962 1,408         2,370 550 1,100         1,650               550          1,046         1,596
November 1,056 2,564         3,620 946 2,092         3,038 1,287 1,345         2,632 1,136 2,400         3,536               999          2,292         3,291
December 1,478 3,227         4,705 2,090 2,897         4,987 1,489 2,359         3,848 1,806 3,694         5,500            1,548          3,145         4,693
TOTAL 11,841 31,340 43,181 15,973 27,901 43,874 19,436 27,346 46,782 16,358 27,431 43,789 16,895 31,070 47,965
Annual 15.1 1.6 6.6 -6.4 9.5
% Change                              
Source: Immigration Department