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International visitors to Vietnam in August and 8 months of 2012
Update:
International visitors to Vietnam in August estimated 525,292 arrivals, increasing by 6.5% over last month. Total international arrivals in the first 8 months reached 4,384,998, representing a 9.4% growth over the same period last year.

 

Agust 2012 (estimate)

Accrued for 8 months of 2012

August 2012vs.July. 2012 (%)

August 2012 vs. August 2011 (%)

8 months 2012 vs. 8 months 2011 (%)

Total

525,292

4,384,998

106.5

95.7

109.4

By means of transportation

By air

442,292

3,684,811

108.6

96.5

109.2

By sea

8,000

46,612

114.3

118.4

174.7

By road

75,000

653,575

94.9

89.4

107.6

By purposes of trips

Tourism

320,210

2,604,413

112.4

93.6

107.1

Business

88,283

762,169

96.0

97.6

114.0

Visiting relatives

86,595

773,313

95.2

103.3

114.7

Others

30,205

245,104

119.5

92.7

104.3

By countries and territories

China

120,514

893,531

132.8

83.9

98.1

South Korea

59,255

480,262

116.0

113.8

134.4

Japan 

46,842

376,324

115.6

103.3

118.9

USA

30,601

309,852

89.0

94.7

99.2

Taiwan

33,252

288,196

102.5

105.5

115.0

Cambodia

24,613

212,051

106.9

61.5

76.1

Australia 

19,860

190,031

96.2

100.3

95.4

Malaysia

20,588

189,636

87.5

117.2

123.2

France

20,993

158,503

134.7

92.0

106.4

Thailand

19,695

140,607

117.0

103.6

119.6

Others

129,079

1,146,006

89.3

103.4

119.0

Source: GSO