Table 10.9 :   MONTHLY DISTRIBUTION OF TOURIST ARRIVALS BY NATIONALITY, 2011
                           
Country of Nationality    Total Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Total          931,333            79,493           87,392            80,732           79,947         64,456        55,947         72,516         76,828        71,861        91,059        85,501         85,601
Europe          537,757            54,648           55,782            57,898           53,800         33,929        25,598         31,918         39,251        35,112        49,072        48,297         52,452
Central/Eastern Europe            95,247              9,982             8,071              9,278             7,918           6,547          5,153           6,246           7,072          6,453          8,312          9,312         10,903
Belarus 1,161 90 100 108 81 84 80 107 95 59 88 135 134
Bulgaria 1,368 221 207 143 133 52 53 46 52 101 80 126 154
Czech Republic 6,471 603 913 796 726 259 259 355 354 316 592 700 598
Hungary 2,596 527 545 272 183 166 77 61 88 101 127 160 289
Kazakhstan 1,731 236 98 222 84 81 94 118 155 63 80 133 367
Poland 4,158 446 517 378 377 172 184 214 253 296 336 621 364
Romania 1,656 150 151 132 114 89 76 110 109 165 123 201 236
Russia 63,936 6,256 4,347 6,043 5,205 4,793 3,812 4,565 5,214 4,594 5,887 6,008 7,212
Slovakia 2,822 345 484 365 352 101 101 109 94 136 168 303 264
Ukraine 6,729 753 502 530 486 603 280 440 489 476 603 632 935
Others 2,619 355 207 289 177 147 137 121 169 146 228 293 350
Northern Europe 119,388 10,053 11,528 10,861 12,400 8,668 7,041 8,816 9,573 9,719 11,353 9,692 9,684
Denmark 3,173 344 475 237 282 118 92 238 115 209 492 273 298
Finland 1,535 240 201 166 128 55 62 66 56 48 118 145 250
Ireland 2,444 182 147 152 224 182 167 213 234 259 244 238 202
Norway 2,775 175 305 146 268 157 219 336 150 172 327 202 318
Sweden 4,896 670 728 522 329 164 163 159 157 133 626 522 723
United Kingdom 104,508 8,435 9,661 9,637 11,167 7,988 6,338 7,795 8,855 8,896 9,537 8,310 7,889
Others 57 7 11 1 2 4 0 9 6 2 9 2 4
Southern Europe 104,060 14,119 12,776 13,491 10,291 4,494 3,799 5,271 10,162 5,601 6,583 7,011 10,462
Greece 3,009 211 207 190 159 141 239 351 494 402 252 138 225
Italy 83,088 12,828 11,499 12,143 8,398 3,077 2,347 3,201 7,267 3,471 4,610 5,543 8,704
Portugal 4,434 192 200 282 513 564 436 355 552 539 317 248 236
Slovenia 1,609 129 255 110 205 77 77 150 97 78 188 116 127
Spain 9,710 423 428 583 861 532 577 1,069 1,623 946 1,033 775 860
Others 2,210 336 187 183 155 103 123 145 129 165 183 191 310
Western Europe 211,755 19,966 22,932 23,863 22,618 13,775 9,043 10,861 11,774 12,657 21,936 21,404 20,926
Austria 16,655 2,036 2,405 1,977 1,446 917 544 840 889 711 1,271 1,749 1,870
Belgium 5,738 608 605 640 572 188 125 502 378 467 686 438 529
France 59,694 7,606 9,286 8,646 6,557 2,842 1,758 1,550 2,588 2,169 4,355 5,258 7,079
Germany 90,517 6,109 6,874 8,906 9,389 7,467 5,276 5,034 5,918 6,956 10,986 10,058 7,544
Netherlands  5,693 405 505 454 492 328 306 564 590 537 591 397 524
Switzerland 32,504 3,148 3,173 3,163 3,988 1,996 1,010 2,282 1,302 1,752 3,978 3,449 3,263
Others 954 54 84 77 174 37 24 89 109 65 69 55 117
East/Mediterranean Europe 7,307 528 475 405 573 445 562 724 670 682 888 878 477
Israel 2,433 168 155 118 309 93 170 151 263 207 455 173 171
Turkey 4,542 335 302 270 251 340 379 515 325 448 411 688 278
Others 332 25 18 17 13 12 13 58 82 27 22 17 28
Asia          334,692            21,228           27,600            18,417           20,674         26,510        26,046         34,106         33,333        31,236        37,262        31,203         27,077
North East Asia 265,096 16,566 23,328 13,407 15,273 20,153 20,014 28,073 28,367 26,135 31,058 24,164 18,558
China 198,655 12,367 18,759 8,968 10,165 14,889 15,410 23,176 22,827 20,107 22,595 16,897 12,495
Japan 35,782 2,592 3,129 2,819 2,931 1,768 2,239 3,008 4,116 3,786 3,334 2,891 3,169
Korea 25,285 1,154 1,147 1,257 1,863 3,031 1,869 1,204 1,051 1,893 4,451 3,919 2,446
Taiwan 5,305 451 292 356 313 457 489 673 371 344 674 452 433
Others 69 2 1 7 1 8 7 12 2 5 4 5 15
South East Asia 23,754 995 1,382 1,652 2,004 2,531 2,191 1,905 1,936 1,931 1,943 2,406 2,878
Indonesia 1,283 80 55 78 64 113 102 141 144 98 112 132 164
Malaysia 6,055 255 336 430 429 536 577 518 580 623 582 469 720
Philippines 1,652 72 104 95 194 139 151 158 182 88 155 158 156
Singapore 7,990 288 370 444 505 775 996 669 610 695 565 754 1,319
Thailand 6,214 282 491 548 764 923 319 378 381 388 497 805 438
Others 560 18 26 57 48 45 46 41 39 39 32 88 81
South Asia 45,842 3,667 2,890 3,358 3,397 3,826 3,841 4,128 3,030 3,170 4,261 4,633 5,641
Bangladesh 1,496 77 71 57 183 106 158 169 59 169 89 221 137
India 30,978 2,786 2,078 2,030 2,109 2,813 2,659 2,359 1,963 1,820 3,007 3,232 4,122
Pakistan 1,842 116 93 134 94 116 152 268 79 181 162 241 206
Sri Lanka 9,670 635 555 653 960 714 725 1,148 854 829 819 749 1,029
Others 1,856 53 93 484 51 77 147 184 75 171 184 190 147
Africa              6,465                 381                325                 568                773              451             454              683              421             504             530             483              892
South Africa 3,684 205 170 356 523 230 284 288 254 285 281 227 581
Others 2,781 176 155 212 250 221 170 395 167 219 249 256 311
America            23,654              1,734             1,760              2,089             2,158           1,639          1,563           1,884           1,790          1,750          2,032          2,401           2,854
Brazil 2,342 165 101 317 218 178 191 185 198 240 189 189 171
Canada 4,690 430 371 353 401 308 284 385 355 265 396 510 632
United States 14,490 975 1,137 1,232 1,332 963 946 1,157 1,083 1,081 1,246 1,479 1,859
Others 2,132 164 151 187 207 190 142 157 154 164 201 223 192
Oceania            14,195                 833                786              1,125             1,469           1,091          1,078           1,542           1,224          1,522          1,337          1,015           1,173
Australia 12,778 761 720 1,002 1,320 998 958 1,336 1,082 1,399 1,235 906 1,061
New Zealand 1,390 72 65 123 147 88 120 202 138 118 102 104 111
Others 27 0 1 0 2 5 0 4 4 5 0 5 1
Middle East            14,570                 669             1,139                 635             1,073              836          1,208           2,383              809          1,737             826          2,102           1,153
Kuwait 1,797 105 277 115 100 92 112 161 114 149 77 321 174
Lebanon 1,346 59 98 85 120 63 70 155 134 195 73 186 108
Saudi Arabia 5,005 203 458 171 475 232 398 1,001 174 649 358 651 235
United Arab Emirates 2,292 119 104 104 116 159 281 375 97 272 91 317 257
Others 4,130 183 202 160 262 290 347 691 290 472 227 627 379
Source: Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture
     Department of Immigration & Emigration
Table 10.7 :   MONTHLY DISTRIBUTION OF TOURIST ARRIVALS BY NATIONALITY, 2010
                           
Country of Nationality    Total Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Total          791,917            67,478           77,063            74,975           60,742         58,324        44,050         57,232         66,315        62,524        74,707        74,252         74,255
Europe          505,421            51,334           52,742            56,661           40,022         34,085        23,549         30,658         38,977        34,730        44,761        47,895         50,007
Central/Eastern Europe            75,435              9,210             6,102              7,043             5,632           5,235          3,737           4,559           5,910          5,103          6,754          7,220           8,930
Belarus 898 108 58 81 99 40 55 50 76 53 74 96 108
Bulgaria 1,051 203 120 110 82 32 28 34 47 58 74 75 188
Czech Republic 5,137 489 640 570 342 236 185 360 273 377 536 533 596
Hungary 2,434 472 439 281 109 84 96 81 91 61 142 167 411
Kazakhstan 1,572 239 68 250 56 69 76 117 137 81 145 74 260
Poland 3,795 467 405 332 202 174 197 217 253 250 281 587 430
Romania 1,290 149 115 100 99 68 54 84 94 109 108 112 198
Russia 49,111 5,873 3,285 4,301 3,899 3,704 2,569 3,098 4,176 3,488 4,482 4,750 5,486
Slovakia 2,348 194 396 301 206 180 110 87 102 136 170 215 251
Ukraine 5,445 602 370 462 399 535 251 306 502 354 534 393 737
Others 2,354 414 206 255 139 113 116 125 159 136 208 218 265
Northern Europe 126,222 9,543 11,651 12,645 10,111 10,063 7,449 10,002 10,870 10,648 11,776 10,952 10,512
Denmark 2,422 253 274 334 106 100 72 213 92 116 324 258 280
Finland 1,281 124 134 145 66 62 83 75 54 72 94 156 216
Ireland 2,514 194 150 214 158 212 217 203 245 290 248 194 189
Norway 2,153 205 263 238 63 90 190 267 106 136 199 166 230
Sweden 3,638 357 403 319 183 134 151 185 110 117 488 561 630
United Kingdom 114,158 8,405 10,422 11,394 9,529 9,460 6,728 9,053 10,259 9,917 10,419 9,614 8,958
Others 56 5 5 1 6 5 8 6 4 0 4 3 9
Southern Europe 111,165 13,634 13,230 14,899 8,803 4,349 5,135 6,094 11,530 6,510 7,109 8,137 11,735
Greece 4,630 385 229 357 232 189 350 506 786 681 352 210 353
Italy 89,621 12,276 12,003 13,153 7,577 3,213 3,495 3,882 8,351 4,167 5,153 6,506 9,845
Portugal 4,555 178 201 411 289 294 457 456 668 657 419 254 271
Slovenia 1,647 151 271 87 151 74 90 125 74 84 217 135 188
Spain 8,912 434 380 752 423 466 675 1,007 1,506 785 811 866 807
Others 1,800 210 146 139 131 113 68 118 145 136 157 166 271
Western Europe 185,433 18,404 21,333 21,604 15,074 14,048 6,712 9,338 10,072 11,592 18,588 20,301 18,367
Austria 14,944 1,898 2,015 1,942 845 849 416 841 785 665 1,149 1,773 1,766
Belgium 4,386 368 506 407 482 166 123 358 224 217 444 489 602
France 54,789 6,899 8,464 7,190 5,459 2,920 1,155 1,464 2,257 2,061 4,159 5,930 6,831
Germany 77,108 5,890 6,602 8,554 5,317 7,634 3,748 4,402 4,943 6,412 8,937 8,444 6,225
Netherlands  5,682 359 524 441 328 574 304 607 537 454 583 431 540
Switzerland 27,766 2,949 3,145 2,942 2,585 1,867 953 1,599 1,247 1,745 3,254 3,186 2,294
Others 758 41 77 128 58 38 13 67 79 38 62 48 109
East/Mediterranean Europe 7,166 543 426 470 402 390 516 665 595 877 534 1,285 463
Israel 2,113 148 131 147 106 142 145 142 207 445 221 103 176
Turkey 4,637 374 281 312 268 238 351 478 258 378 279 1,154 266
Others 416 21 14 11 28 10 20 45 130 54 34 28 21
Asia          239,882            13,243           20,777            14,608           16,369         20,963        17,376         21,654         24,382        23,129        26,104        21,634         19,643
North East Asia 186,452 9,863 17,512 11,010 12,201 16,230 13,065 17,322 20,339 19,094 21,627 16,214 11,975
China 118,961 6,069 13,345 6,144 7,060 8,964 8,615 12,449 14,998 13,028 13,476 8,313 6,500
Japan 38,791 2,275 3,090 3,169 2,684 2,024 2,626 3,595 4,061 4,447 3,569 3,738 3,513
Korea 24,808 1,128 772 1,442 2,194 4,942 1,517 969 943 1,243 4,102 3,898 1,658
Taiwan 3,831 386 303 251 254 291 307 308 332 370 478 256 295
Others 61 5 2 4 9 9 0 1 5 6 2 9 9
South East Asia 16,818 875 998 1,346 1,434 1,479 1,450 1,368 1,496 1,298 1,246 1,510 2,318
Indonesia 818 39 29 92 78 66 66 63 38 118 57 69 103
Malaysia 3,894 241 236 270 291 272 360 315 239 404 337 353 576
Philippines 1,066 42 80 96 93 102 88 92 77 96 58 119 123
Singapore 5,332 287 329 455 335 428 530 373 309 331 336 650 969
Thailand 5,397 249 298 414 598 593 397 460 785 334 449 306 514
Others 311 17 26 19 39 18 9 65 48 15 9 13 33
South Asia 36,612 2,505 2,267 2,252 2,734 3,254 2,861 2,964 2,547 2,737 3,231 3,910 5,350
Bangladesh 525 35 22 16 23 67 32 50 56 55 47 53 69
India 25,756 1,742 1,594 1,385 1,802 2,400 1,999 1,871 1,419 1,838 2,387 3,110 4,209
Pakistan 1,256 78 60 83 87 89 89 206 88 120 95 124 137
Sri Lanka 7,872 556 528 505 763 586 672 786 893 627 625 516 815
Others 1,203 94 63 263 59 112 69 51 91 97 77 107 120
Africa              5,628                 350                303                 500                550              466             308              467              345             566             479             520              774
South Africa 3,157 170 144 305 284 251 158 171 223 385 285 307 474
Others 2,471 180 159 195 266 215 150 296 122 181 194 213 300
America            18,601              1,289             1,618              1,788             1,483           1,348          1,215           1,433           1,310          1,480          1,764          1,762           2,111
Brazil 1,761 109 203 134 106 140 111 104 159 217 168 119 191
Canada 3,815 286 342 398 336 205 193 258 264 305 372 403 453
United States 11,482 803 980 1,101 896 891 784 948 787 860 1,051 1,062 1,319
Others 1,543 91 93 155 145 112 127 123 100 98 173 178 148
Oceania            10,756                 703                585                 817             1,092              869             917           1,141              880          1,169             958             821              804
Australia 9,622 653 513 699 1,004 815 809 1,017 774 1,031 855 730 722
New Zealand 1,103 48 71 114 86 51 104 119 105 132 100 91 82
Others 31 2 1 4 2 3 4 5 1 6 3 0 0
Middle East            11,629                 559             1,038                 601             1,226              593             685           1,879              421          1,450             641          1,620              916
Kuwait 1,409 74 270 79 86 56 62 115 11 156 59 296 145
Lebanon 1,145 39 80 59 136 45 56 146 81 148 95 141 119
Saudi Arabia 4,040 173 383 153 556 207 191 771 184 553 182 541 146
United Arab Emirates 1,699 97 85 115 149 86 145 277 61 199 74 235 176
Others 3,336 176 220 195 299 199 231 570 84 394 231 407 330
Source: Ministry of Tourism, Arts & Culture
     Department of Immigration & Emigration