StatsSA releases April 2023 tourism stats

In April 2023, 2 676 540 travellers (arrivals, departures, and transits) passed through South Africa’s ports of entry/exit. They were made up of 783 239 South African residents and 1 893 301 foreign travellers.

Foreign arrivals, 979 032 were made up of 33 104 non-visitors and 945 928 visitors. The visitors consisted of 232 458 same-day visitors and 713 470 overnight visitors (tourists). The breakdown of the tourists by region is as follows: 160 647 from overseas; 542 427 from the SADC countries; 9 234 from ‘other’ African countries and the country of residence of 1 162 tourists was classified as unspecified.

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