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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-DEC
2016
BY AIR

STAY-OVER


72,478


73,866


74,364


71,725


  70,713


  75,381
   

    78,751
SAME-DAY 5,086 3,941 3,051
2,663
2,152 1,732 1,362
SUB TOTAL 77,564 77,807 77,415 74,388
72,865 77,113 80,113
BY SEA

YACHT


42,603


41,266


45,246


45,548


46,899


47,470


47,575
CRUISE SHIP 110,954 88,924 77,179 80,185
85,170 82,079 99,542
SUB TOTAL 153,557 130,190 122,425 125,733
132,069 129,549 147,117
TOTAL 231,121 207,997 199,840 200,121
204,934 206,662 227,230


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-DEC
2016
USA 21,551 21,164 21,454 20,106 19,838 22,063 22,848
CANADA 7,208 6,719 7,424 7,146 7,203 7,515 8,010
ANTIGUA 921 847 914 895 722 820 884
BARBADOS 7,375 6,562 6,665 6,033 5,718 6,115 6,233
GRENADA 1,075 1,007 946 977 886 931 1,017
ST. LUCIA 1,917 1,937 1,862 1,769 1,640 1,713 2,001
TRINIDAD 6,709 7,110 7,290

6,946

6,081 7,306 9,500
FRENCH
CARIBBEAN
429 332 213 313 299 328 379
DUTCH
CARIBBEAN
294 375 388 329 280 316 313
OTHER
CARIBBEAN
5,248 5,102 4,490 4,483 4,260 4,037 4,037
UNITED
KINGDOM
12,136 14,895 15,023 15,183 15,960 17,045 16,696
FRANCE 994 1,051 1,069 945 802 764 814
GERMANY 824 744 742 791 820 730 752
ITALY 1,105 1,037 965 756 631 516 584
SWEDEN 483 391 498 497 399 490 502
SWITZERLAND 316 384 418 440 383 390 399
BELGIUM 141 171 104 126 118 118 111
SPAIN 160 171 143 154 137 141 171
IRELAND 190 199 194 193 185 182 154
HOLLAND 193 166 98 143 112 99 76
NORWAY 148 165 163 148 195 167 150
OTHER EUROPE 975 1,175 993 1,025 1,042 938 981
SOUTH AMERICA 1,206 1,236 1,078 1,081 1,785 1,343 884
OTHER
COUNTRIES
880 926 1,230 1,246 1,217 1,314 1,255
TOTAL 72,478 73,866 74,364 71,725 70,713 75,381 78,751


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
5,844
DECEMBER 9,034 8,869 9,066 9,294 9,029 10,367 9,840
TOTAL 72,478 73,866 74,364 71,725 70,713 75,381 78,751


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
75
             8
41
93
24
241
CANADA 15
2
3
48
1
69
EUROPE
59
15
31
309
10 424
CARIBBEAN
423
11
41 90
7 572
SOUTH AMERICA 25
0 6
0
0
31
OTHER/NOT STATED 15
0
4 5
1
25
TOTAL
612
36
126
545 43
1,362

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      
2016
KINGSTOWN 3,542 2,804 4,347 2,348 1,854
2,862
3,252
BEQUIA 28,779 26,353 26,427 26,862 27,314
27,593
27,975
MUSTIQUE 677 1,168 1,276 1,718 1,788
1,187
1,038
CANOUAN 575
650 618 419 935
696 
901
WALLIABOU 0 298 823 2,910 2,111
2,063 
1,833
UNION ISLAND 9,030 9,964 11,740 11,035 11,304
11,636
11,543
CHATEAUBELAIR 0 29 15 256 1,593
1,433
1,033
TOTAL 42,603
41,266 45,231 45,292 46,899
47,470
47,575

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 16,144
DECEMBER 17,569 17,896 21,416 14,814 15,689 17,220 24,572
TOTAL 110,954 88,924 77,179 80,185 85,170 82,079 99,542


Cruise Ship Visitors by Port of Entry

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PORT OF ENTRY               
2010       
2011     
2012 2013

2014

2015 2016     
KINGSTOWN 95,322 66,547 59,095 54,065 57,245 54,818 67,508
BEQUIA 7,751 11,514 5,902 11,785 15,966 13,361 16,202
CANOUAN 0 0 0 0 0     773
15,329
UNION ISLAND 7,881 10,863 12,182 14,335 11,362 13,127 503
TOTAL 110,954 88,924 77,179 80,185 84,573 82,079 99,542


Cruise Ship Calls by Port of Entry

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PORT OF ENTRY              
2010     
 2011   2012  
2013 2014 2015 2016 
KINGSTOWN 50
41
44
31
38 51
62
BEQUIA 31 43
48
72 67 55
72
CANOUAN 0 0 0 0 0 39
103
UNION ISLAND 50 52
81
109 79 86
22
TOTAL 131 136
173
212 184 231
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