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26.6% increase in visitor arrival since June

August 17, 2022 4:20 pm

According to the Fiji Bureau of Statistics, these provisional numbers show an increase of 26.6% compared to June this year. [File Photo]

Two hundred and thirty-four Fijians have taken over five years length of absence or permanently moved overseas while the visitor arrivals for July this year stood at a total of 78,638.

According to the Fiji Bureau of Statistics, these provisional numbers show an increase of 26.6% compared to June this year.

While visitor arrival numbers for July have improved, the number is lower compared to the visitor arrival numbers for July from the pre-COVID era in 2019.

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The majority of visitors that visited Fiji were in the age range of 25 to 64 years, which accounts for the vast majority of the working-age population.

Children aged 14 and below accounted for 19.6%, while 11.6% were young people aged 15 to 24, with the remaining 8.9% comprising those in the predominantly retirement age group of 65 and over.