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September 21, 2021

Up by 9% year-on-year

Almost 8 million visitors in Macau in 1Q 2014

(Macau).- Macau received almost 8 million visitors in the first quarter of 2014. In that period, visitor arrivals to Macau reached 7,690,166, up by 9% year-on-year, according to the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC). Visitors from Mainland China and the Republic of Korea increased by 17% and 18% respectively, while those from Hong Kong and Taiwan decreased by 9% and 4%.


ccording to the DSEC visitors from the United States, Canada and the United Kingdom posted year-on-year increase, but those from Australia registered decline. 

In March Macau received 2,625,997 visitors an increase of 10% compared with same month in 2013.

In March visitors from Mainland China surged by 24% year-on-year to 1,769,408, coming primarily from Guangdong Province (40%), Fujian Province (4%) and Hunan Province (3%).

Mainland visitors traveling under the Individual Visit Scheme totalled 738,287, sharing 42% of the total from Mainland China. 

Visitors from the Republic of Korea (40,625) and Japan (30,281) increased by 10% and 5% respectively year-on-year, while those from Hong Kong (522,390) and Taiwan (77,297) decreased by 15% and 4%. 

Long-haul visitors from the United Kingdom (6,609) increased by 17% year-on-year; on the contrary, visitors from Australia (8,989) decreased by 10%.

In 2013, Macau received 29,3 million visitors.

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