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VISITORS (FROM ABROAD TO THE COUNTRY)

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Definition:
Visitors (from abroad to the country) are persons who do not reside in the country of arrival and who are admitted for short stays for purposes of leisure, recreation, holidays; visits to friends or relatives; business or professional activities not remunerated from within the receiving country; health treatment; or religious pilgrimages. Visitors include excursionists, tourists and business travellers.

Source Publication:
Recommendations on Statistics of International Migration, Revision 1, Statistical Papers, Series M, No. 58, United Nations, New York, 1998, Glossary.

Statistical Theme: Industry and services statistics

Created on Tuesday, September 25, 2001

Last updated on Wednesday, January 4, 2006