Visitor arrivals in Macau surged by 18.9 percent year-on-year to 3.10 million in June 2019, following a 25.6 percent advance in the previous month. Same-day visitors jumped 35.4 percent and overnight visitors grew 5.7 percent. Visitors from China, which accounted for 67.9 percent of total visitors, rose 19.9 percent, with those traveling under the Individual Visit Scheme increasing 14.9 percent. Also, visitors went up from South Korea (5.1 percent), Hong Kong (24.3 percent), and Taiwan (1.3 percent). Considering the first half of the year, visitor arrivals rose 20.6 percent year-on-year to 20.28 million. Tourist Arrivals in Macau averaged 1917353.15 from 1999 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3569825 in December of 2018 and a record low of 532588 in September of 1999.
Tourist Arrivals in Macau is expected to be 2782600.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Macau to stand at 3540700.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Macau Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 3354700.00 in 2020, according to our econometric models.