TABLE 5: VISITOR 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 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 28.4%
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 19.8%
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 37.1%
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 12.2%
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 12.2%
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 17.7%
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 17.4%
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 -8.6%
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 22.1%
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 20.3%
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 26.2%
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 23.0%
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 18.5%
% 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%  
Source: Immigration Department