Visitor Departures By Purpose of Travel

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Purpose 2011 2010 2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2001
Total 29,435 29,744 30,937 31,439 30,979 33,817 28,486 42,610
Business 5,252 5,819 5,310 4,853 4,269 3,942 3,983 7,334
Tourist 7,077 6,661 7,765 8,479 8,700 10,071 7,438 5,365
Visit Relative 10,529 10,418 9,702 10,334 10,410 12,151 10,683 20,986
Employment 6,577 6,846 8,160 7,773 7,600 7,653 6,382 8,925
Percent 100.0 100.0 100.0 100.0 103.2 100.0 100.0 100.0
Business 17.8 19.6 17.2 15.4 17.0 11.7 14.0 17.2
Tourist 24.0 22.4 25.1 27.0 28.1 29.8 26.1 12.6
Visit Relative 35.8 35.0 31.4 32.9 33.6 35.9 37.5 49.3
Employment 22.3 23.0 26.4 24.7 24.5 22.6 22.4 20.9

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

SOURCE: Department of Legal Affairs, Immigration Office.