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The Annual Tourism Statistical report provides information on visitor arrivals for stay-over visitors, same day-visitors, cruise visitors and yacht visitors to St. Vincent and the Grenadines. The Ministry of Tourism acknowledges the Immigration Department, the St. Vincent and the Grenadines Port Authority and the Statistical Department for their contribution to the production of the statistical report.


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Total Visitor Expenditure

YEAR EC$m
2005 280.51
2006 305.80
2007 297.03
2008 259.30
2009 236.35
2010 232.70
2011 247.55
2012 254.20
2013 249.33
2014 251.62
2015 258.51

Visitor Arrivals by Visitor Type

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VISITOR TYPE
JAN-DEC
2010

 

JAN-DEC
2011

JAN-DEC
2012


JAN-DEC
2013

JAN-DEC
2014
JAN-DEC
2015
JAN-OCT
2016
BY AIR

STAY-OVER


72,478


73,866


74,364


71,725


  70,713


  75,381
   

    63,067
SAME-DAY 5,086 3,941 3,051
2,663
2,152 1,732 1,179
SUB TOTAL 77,564 77,807 77,415 74,388
72,865 77,113 64,246
BY SEA

YACHT


42,603


41,266


45,246


45,548


46,899


47,470


38,025
CRUISE SHIP 110,954 88,924 77,179 80,185
85,170 82,079 58,826
SUB TOTAL 153,557 130,190 122,425 125,733
132,069 129,549 96,851
TOTAL 231,121 207,997 199,840 200,121
204,934 206,662 161,097


Stay Over Visitors by Country of Residence

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COUNTRIES
JAN-DEC
2010


JAN-DEC
2011


JAN-DEC
2012


JAN-DEC
2013


JAN-DEC
2014

JAN-DEC
2015
JAN-OCT
2016
USA 21,551 21,164 21,454 20,106 19,838 22,063 18,277
CANADA 7,208 6,719 7,424 7,146 7,203 7,515 5,782
ANTIGUA 921 847 914 895 722 820 658
BARBADOS 7,375 6,562 6,665 6,033 5,718 6,115 5,179
GRENADA 1,075 1,007 946 977 886 931 800
ST. LUCIA 1,917 1,937 1,862 1,769 1,640 1,713 1,667
TRINIDAD 6,709 7,110 7,290

6,946

6,081 7,306 8,030
FRENCH
CARIBBEAN
429 332 213 313 299 328 250
DUTCH
CARIBBEAN
294 375 388 329 280 316 227
OTHER
CARIBBEAN
5,248 5,102 4,490 4,483 4,260 4,037 3,309
UNITED
KINGDOM
12,136 14,895 15,023 15,183 15,960 17,045 13,571
FRANCE 994 1,051 1,069 945 802 764 661
GERMANY 824 744 742 791 820 730 574
ITALY 1,105 1,037 965 756 631 516 414
SWEDEN 483 391 498 497 399 490 360
SWITZERLAND 316 384 418 440 383 390 280
BELGIUM 141 171 104 126 118 118 93
SPAIN 160 171 143 154 137 141 117
IRELAND 190 199 194 193 185 182 124
HOLLAND 193 166 98 143 112 99 70
NORWAY 148 165 163 148 195 167 111
OTHER EUROPE 975 1,175 993 1,025 1,042 938 730
SOUTH AMERICA 1,206 1,236 1,078 1,081 1,785 1,343 761
OTHER
COUNTRIES
880 926 1,230 1,246 1,217 1,314 1,022
TOTAL 72,478 73,866 74,364 71,725 70,713 75,381 63,067


Stay Over Visitors by Month

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MONTH

2010
 
2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016
JANUARY 5,935 6,200 6,590 6,202 6,350 6,972 7,207
FEBRUARY 6,401 6,368 7,029 6,258 6,549 6,176 7,053
MARCH
7,627 6,391 7,645 7,369 6,604 7,510 8,086
APRIL
5,534 7,474 6,682 5,302 6,437 5,269 5,999
MAY
4,732 4,985 5,158 5,391 4,335 5,008 5,117
JUNE
6,504 6,960 6,284 6,058 6,093 6,137 7,025
JULY
7,897 7,366 8,182 7,823 7,456 7,654 7,518
AUGUST 6,485 6,247 5,605 6,091 5,409 6,080 6,290
SEPTEMBER 3,207 3,488 3,193 3,100 3,440 3,953
3,908
OCTOBER 3,973 4,416 4,043 3,954
3,908 4,391 4,864
NOVEMBER 5,149 5,102
4,887
4,883 5,103 5,864
DECEMBER 9,034 8,869 9,066 9,294 9,029 10,367
TOTAL 72,478 73,866 74,364 71,725 70,713 75,381


2012
6,590
7,029
7,645
6,682
5,158
6,284
8,182
5,605
18,124
4,043


Same Day Visitors by Point of Entry

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COUNTRIES
ST VINCENT MUSTIQUE CANOUAN UNION
ISLAND
BEQUIA TOTAL
USA
72
             8 40 73
20 213
CANADA 12 0
3
39 1 55
EUROPE
49
15 26 258
10 358
CARIBBEAN
374
11 37
73 6
501
SOUTH AMERICA 25
0 6 0
0
31
OTHER/NOT STATED 12
0
4 4
1
21
TOTAL
544 34
116
447 38
1.179

480
238
1,774
1,356
51
42
3,941


Yacht Visitors by Port of Entry

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PORT OF ENTRY                         
2010    
2011        
2012 2013

2014

2015      
Jan-Oct
2016
KINGSTOWN 3,542 2,804 4,347 2,348 1,854
2,862
2,468
BEQUIA 28,779 26,353 26,427 26,862 27,314
27,593
22,368
MUSTIQUE 677 1,168 1,276 1,718 1,788
1,187
748
CANOUAN 575
650 618 419 935
696 
738
WALLIABOU 0 298 823 2,910 2,111
2,063 
1,580
UNION ISLAND 9,030 9,964 11,740 11,035 11,304
11,636
9,187
CHATEAUBELAIR 0 29 15 256 1,593
1,433
936
TOTAL 42,603
41,266 45,231 45,292 46,899
47,470
38,025

1,854
27,314
1,788
935
2,111
11,304
1,593
46,899


Cruise Ship Visitors by Month

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MONTH                      

2010

 

2011


2012

2013

2014

2015

2016
JANUARY 17,051 14,954 15,667 15,048 15,244 16,727 15,836
FEBRUARY 22,331 14,882 14,510 20,899 18,572 19,574 19,105
MARCH
25,243 17,656 15,083 13,376 14,244 12,515 17,061
APRIL
5,948 11,203 3,683 6,085 6,793 3,403 3,835
MAY
0
0
0
212 594 602
1,235
JUNE
0 0
87 26 244 51 421
JULY
0 0
305 49 52 66 364
AUGUST 0 0
0
14 15 589 326
SEPTEMBER 0 0
98 28 58 83 64
OCTOBER 3,885 1,171 360 227 70 243 579
NOVEMBER 18,927 11,162 5,970 9,407 13,595 11,006
DECEMBER 17,569 17,896 21,416 14,814 15,689 17,220
TOTAL 110,954 88,924 77,179 80,185 85,170 82,079


Cruise Ship Visitors by Port of Entry

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PORT OF ENTRY               
2010       
2011     
2012 2013

2014

2015 Jan-Oct
2016     
KINGSTOWN 95,322 66,547 59,095 54,065 57,245 54,818 36,708
BEQUIA 7,751 11,514 5,902 11,785 15,966 13,361 10,280
CANOUAN 0 0 0 0 0     773
272
UNION ISLAND 7,881 10,863 12,182 14,335 11,362 13,127 11,566
TOTAL 110,954 88,924 77,179 80,185 84,573 82,079 58,826


Cruise Ship Calls by Port of Entry

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PORT OF ENTRY              
2010     
 2011   2012  
2013 2014 2015 Jan-Oct
2016 
KINGSTOWN 50
41
44
31
38 51
44
BEQUIA 31 43
48
72 67 55
48
CANOUAN 0 0 0 0 0 39
17
UNION ISLAND 50 52
81
109 79 86
79
TOTAL 131 136
173
212 184 231
187