Macau receives almost 29 million visitors from January to November

29 December 2014

Macau was visited by 28.9 million people in the period from January to November, an 8 percent increase year on year, reported the Statistics and Census Bureau.

Visitors from mainland China (19.6 million or 67 percent of the total), South Korea (507,100) and Japan (274,900) rose in annual terms, while visitors from Hong Kong (5.8 million) and Taiwan (875,600) fell year on year.

In November, 2.8 million people entered Macau, an annual increase of 15 percent.

In November the number of visitors from mainland China increased by 28 percent to 1.9 million people, who were mostly from the provinces of Guangdong (898,300) and Fujian (78,100). (macauhub/MO)