Table  3
EXCURSIONIST ARRIVALS BY MONTH  1992 - 2002
MONTH 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002
   
January 6,038 6,906 6,948 9,382 3,190 7,313 8,112 6,374 5,788      7,290       5,162
   
February 5,699 7,249 7,682 8,978 4,357 6,525 7,251 5,147 6,864      5,934       5,856
   
March 7,297 6,292 7,697 9,740 3,752 8,975 8,387 6,672 8,152      5,722       7,780
   
April 5,355 7,227 6,702 8,573 4,232 5,340 6,867 5,753 7,036      5,640       6,431
   
May 4,462 5,396 6,206 6,320 4,443 5,525 6,478 4,886 5,810      4,949       6,058
   
June 3,892 4,725 5,127 5,507 3,313 4,392 4,775 4,695 5,793      4,505       5,007
   
July 4,875 6,094 6,789 6,603 3,324 5,927 5,754 5,375 5,911      4,624       6,064
   
August 6,470 7,846 9,185 8,611 5,913 7,271 7,045 7,971 6,852      5,694       7,596
   
September 3,173 4,168 4,710 877 2,288 2,597 2,683 3,108 2,630      2,334       2,980
   
October 4,293 4,931 5,875 823 3,755 4,449 4,182 3,431 3,652      2,758       4,231
   
November 5,033 6,215 7,510 1,213 4,801 6,007 4,154 2,960 4,723      3,812       4,659
   
December        4,517      6,643        7,644        1,928      5,373      6,363 4,234 3,575 5,469      3,747       5,325
   
TOTAL 61,104 73,692 82,075 68,555 48,741 70,684 69,922 59,947 68,680 57,009 67,149
   
Annual% Change 2.6 20.6 11.4 (16.5) (28.9) 45.0 (1.1) (14.3) 14.6 (17.0) 17.8
Source: Immigration Department