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03 March 2017 - NW186

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Vos, Mr J to ask the Minister of Tourism

What is the total number of (a) tourists who visited South Africa in the (i) 2013-14, (ii) 2014-15 and (iii) 2015-16 financial years and (b) passengers that undertook domestic trips in the (i) 2013-14, (ii) 2014-15 and (iii) 2015-16 financial years?

Reply:

a) Total number of tourist who visited South Africa.

  1. 2013*
  1. 2014*
  1. 2015*
  1. 2016*

8,961,565

9,549,236

8,903,773

10, 044, 163

b) Total number of passengers that undertook domestic trips

  1. 2013

(ii)2014

  1. 2015

12,015,147

12,009,209

12,431,911

*Tourism statistics for tourist arrivals and tourism revenue are reported on by calendar year in line with global reporting standards. The domestic tourism statistics are also reported on by calendar year.

** Revenue for 2016 still to be determined.