Visitor Arrivals By Purpose of Travel

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Purpose 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2001
Total 28,403 29,060 30,705 31,277 30,599 31,172 30,221 42,986
Business 5,414 5,873 6,407 5,337 5,214 4,643 4,394 7,689
Tourist 5,682 6,126 6,474 7,084 7,521 7,762 7,027 6,535
Visit relative 10,833 10,630 10,663 11,861 11,356 12,942 13,075 21,785
Employment 6,474 6,431 7,161 6,995 6,508 5,825 5,725 6,977
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0
Business 19.1 20.2 20.9 17.1 17.0 14.9 14.5 17.9
Tourist 20.0 21.1 21.1 22.6 24.6 24.9 23.3 15.2
Visit relative 38.1 36.6 34.7 37.9 37.1 41.5 43.3 50.7
Employment 22.8 22.1 23.3 22.4 21.3 18.7 18.9 16.2

NOTE: The data for 2002 to 2004 were either not available, or partly completed.

SOURCE: Department of Legal Affairs, Immigration Office.