This report is published to provide statistics on domestic tourism at state level. The statistics reported are based on the Domestic Tourism Survey conducted in 2021. Amongst the key statistics included in this report are the number of visitors, total receipts, number of trips and average length of stay. Besides, the report also presents statistics on travelling patterns such as main destinations visited, mode of transport and type of accommodation. In addition, statistics on social & demographic profiles of domestic visitors by age group, ethnic group, educational level, household income class and employment status are also displayed in the publication.
Malaysia’s domestic tourism performance in 2021 continued to record a decline. Domestic visitor arrivals recorded 66.0 million visitors compared to 131.7 million visitors in the previous year, decreased -49.9 per cent. Domestic tourism expenditure decreased -54.5 per cent to record RM18.4 billion (2020: RM40.4 billion). In line with Malaysia’s domestic tourism performance, all states also recorded a decline in total receipts due to the impact of COVID-19 and implementation of Movement Control Order (MCO).
DEPARTMENT OF STATISTICS MALAYSIA
30 September 2022
Public Relation Officer
Strategic Communication and International Division
Department of Statistics, Malaysia
Tel : +603-8885 7942
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