TABLE 4: EXCURSIONIST ARRIVALS BY MONTH  1990 - 2005
MONTH 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 % change 05/04
January 6,615 5,229 6,038 6,906 6,948 9,382 3,190 7,313 8,112 6,374 5,788      7,290       5,162      5,175      5,927      8,056 35.9%
February 6,157 4,836 5,699 7,249 7,682 8,978 4,357 6,525 7,251 5,147 6,864      5,934       5,856      5,663      6,234      7,929 27.2%
March 6,031 4,796 7,297 6,292 7,697 9,740 3,752 8,975 8,387 6,672 8,152      5,722       7,780      5,878      6,382      9,768 53.1%
April 5,226 5,714 5,355 7,227 6,702 8,573 4,232 5,340 6,867 5,753 7,036      5,640       6,431      4,949      6,287      7,675 22.1%
May 4,931 5,558 4,462 5,396 6,206 6,320 4,443 5,525 6,478 4,886 5,810      4,949       6,058      6,101      4,553      5,273 15.8%
June 4,278 4,110 3,892 4,725 5,127 5,507 3,313 4,392 4,775 4,695 5,793      4,505       5,007      4,352      4,239      4,934 16.4%
July 5,168 5,283 4,875 6,094 6,789 6,603 3,324 5,927 5,754 5,375 5,911      4,624       6,064      6,478      5,684      7,021 23.5%
August 6,217 7,308 6,470 7,846 9,185 8,611 5,913 7,271 7,045 7,971 6,852      5,694       7,596      8,091      8,395      7,088 -15.6%
September 2,305 3,047 3,173 4,168 4,710 877 2,288 2,597 2,683 3,108 2,630      2,334       2,980      2,515      2,987      3,559 19.1%
October 3,253 4,487 4,293 4,931 5,875 823 3,755 4,449 4,182 3,431 3,652      2,758       4,231      3,735      3,640      4,084 12.2%
November 4,823 4,449 5,033 6,215 7,510 1,213 4,801 6,007 4,154 2,960 4,723      3,812       4,659      3,703      5,364      6,627 23.5%
December 4,321 4,725        4,517      6,643        7,644        1,928      5,373      6,363 4,234 3,575 5,469      3,747       5,325      5,727      7,109      9,088 27.8%
TOTAL 59,325 59,542 61,104 73,692 82,075 68,555 48,741 70,684 69,922 59,947 68,680 57,009 67,149 62,367 66,801 81,102 21.4%
Annual % Change   0.4 2.6 20.6 11.4 (16.5) (28.9) 45.0 (1.1) (14.3) 14.6 (17.0) 17.8 (7.1) 7.1 21.4  
Source: Immigration Department