TABLE 5: VISITOR ARRIVALS BY MONTH 1990 - 2006
MONTH 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 % change 06/05
January 9,802 8,154 9,039 10,547 11,670 14,056 6,790 11,791 13,099 11,337 9,399     11,794       9,030       9,193     10,507     13,486     15,456 14.6%
February 9,553 8,390 9,957 11,204 12,647 13,854 8,205 11,413 12,429 10,671 11,299     11,486     10,533     10,164     11,797     14,137     15,383 8.8%
March 9,209 8,192 10,161 9,871 12,524 14,412 7,341 14,282 13,099 12,580 12,939     11,316     13,482     10,808     12,228     16,765     18,046 7.6%
April 8,588 8,852 8,565 10,923 11,274 13,279 8,086 9,396 11,525 10,803 11,857     11,694     10,903       9,736     12,292     13,792     18,483 34.0%
May 7,372 8,126 6,901 8,296 9,243 9,472 7,473 8,869 9,867 8,630 9,504       8,914       9,841     10,016       9,683     10,861     13,835 27.4%
June 6,354 6,487 5,980 7,048 7,650 8,794 5,810 6,966 7,600 7,833 9,183       8,003       8,004       7,725       8,240       9,700     12,780 31.8%
July 7,722 7,849 7,268 9,190 10,271 9,914 6,193 9,383 9,344 9,409 9,747       8,919       9,835     11,020     11,169     13,114     14,391 9.7%
August 8,701 9,885 8,678 10,622 12,180 12,299 8,600 10,497 10,448 11,777 10,350       9,710     11,132     11,947     12,641     11,548     14,957 29.5%
September 3,280 3,921 4,268 5,600 6,398 1,702 3,642 3,804 3,840 4,873 3,661       3,241       3,767       3,482       4,165       5,084       6,067 19.3%
October 4,618 5,884 6,228 7,379 8,770 1,694 5,983 6,769 6,138 5,801 5,302       4,354       5,850       5,447       5,134       6,177       7,295 18.1%
November 7,768 7,017 7,973 9,550 10,846 2,764 8,331 9,627 7,192 5,592 8,259       7,103       8,445       8,244       9,774     12,335     14,010 13.6%
December 7,539 7,787 8,162 11,120 12,307 4,846 9,785 11,068 9,215 7,423 10,969       8,440     10,296     11,500     13,158     16,187     16,542 2.2%
TOTAL 90,506 90,544 93,180 111,350 125,780 107,086 86,239 113,865 113,796 106,729 112,469 104,974 111,118 109,282 120,788 143,186 167,245 16.8%
Annual % change   0.04% 2.9% 19.5% 13.0% -14.9% -19.5% 32.0% -0.1% -6.2% 5.4% -6.7% 5.9% -1.7% 10.5% 18.5% 16.8%  
Source: Immigration Department