This report presents statistics on domestic tourism which covered Malaysian residents aged 15 years and above in urban and rural areas. The statistics presented are based on Domestic Tourism Survey conducted in 2016.
PERFOMANCE OF DOMESTIC TOURISM, 2016
In 2016, a total of 189.3 million visitors was recorded with a growth of 7.0 per cent compared to 176.9 million in 2015. Meanwhile, number of trips increased by 8.0 per cent from 235.2 million trips in 2015 to 253.9 million trips in 2016.
Domestic visitors expenditure grew by 10.2 per cent in 2016 to register RM74,773 million (2015: RM67,842 million). This was contributed by the increase in spending by excursionists and tourists by 11.8 per cent and 9.4 per cent respectively.
Shopping continued to register the highest share contribution of expenditure components by domestic visitors with 35.3 per cent. This was followed by consumption on automotive fuel, food & beverage, expenditure by visited household, accommodation, transportation and other expenditures.
The detailed information regarding this report can be accessed through the eStatistik application in the portal of Department of Statistics Malaysia.
THE OFFICE OF CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
30 June 2017
Ho Mei Kei
Public Relation Officer
Corporate and User Services Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
Fax : +603-8888 9248
Email : mkho[at]stats.gov.my