The publication of Domestic Tourism Survey by State 2018 is the inaugural publication by the Department of Statistics, Malaysia related to domestic tourism in each state. The annual statistics presented in this publication were based on the suvey conducted in 2018. The principal statistics reported are number of domestic visitors, number of trips, total receipts, travelling pattern and demographic profile of visitor.
PERFORMANCE OF DOMESTIC TOURISM BY STATE, 2018
Based on the survey, Selangor recorded the highest number of domestic tourism receipt with a total of RM13.2 billion. This was followed by W.P. Kuala Lumpur (RM10.2 billion), Sarawak (RM8.1 billion), Sabah (RM7.5 billion) and Pahang (RM7.4 billion).
In terms of number of visitor arrivals, Selangor was the most visited state with a total of 30.2 million visitors1. This was followed by number of arrivals to the state of Sabah (20.4 million visitors), Sarawak (19.4 million visitors), W.P. Kuala Lumpur (19.2 million visitors) and Pahang (18.1 million visitors).
1 The number includes the same visitor who makes a trip or multiple trips in a year
DATO' SRI DR. MOHD UZIR MAHIDIN
CHIEF STATISTICIAN MALAYSIA
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS, MALAYSIA
27 September 2019
Rohaida binti Mohamad
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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