Table 1: Selected Indicators for Small Islands, 1993


AVERAGE VISITOR

ISLAND AREA POPULATION STAYOVERS DAY STAY ROOMS SPENDING

(km2) (000) (000) (000) (nights) (US$ mil)


Anguilla 91 9 38 73 9.7 978 43

Antigua 440 66 240 266 7.0 3,317 372

Aruba 193 71 562 251 7.2 5,854 467

Barbados 431 264 396 429 11.2 5,580 528

Bermuda 53 59 416 174 6.2 4,236 505

Bonaire 311 11 55 17 7.6 2,219 28

Cape Verde2 4,033 390 31 - 12.0 1,035 9

Caymans 260 30 287 606 7.0 3,424 271

Comoros3 2,235 650 19 - 7.0 438 8

Cook Islands 240 18 53 - 9.0 851 33

Curacao 544 144 223 187 8.2 2,200 195

Cyprus 9,251 725 1,841 143 12.2 33,287 1,396

Dominica 750 71 52 95 14.4 665 28

French Polynesia 4,000 201 148 18 10.6 2,955 200

Grenada 344 96 94 207 7.24 1,428 45

Guadalupe 1,800 405 453 263 6.34 7,798 318

Guam 541 133 784 9 3.04 6,038 950

Kiribati 717 72 10 3.2 21.04 102 1

Maldives 186 230 241 - 8.7 4,610 146

Malta 316 365 1,063 67 10.9 36,567 607

Marshall Islands 181 50 5.1 - 5.32 186 3

Martinique 1,080 360 366 429 14.1 4,578 332

Montserrat 102 10 21 11 10.43 1,417 17

Marianas 477 43 534 12 3.6 3,362 537

Reunion 2,512 630 242 - 18.2 1,799 2171

St. Maarten 41 33 520 660 4.8 3,329 390

St. Kitts/N 269 41 84 86 8.0 1,402 69

St. Lucia 616 140 194 161 10.6 2,919 221

St. Vincent 388 110 57 106 10.3 1,230 52

Samoa 2,830 159 48 - 8.81 557 21

Seychelles 455 75 116 10 9.6 1,913 116

Tonga 699 94 26 9 20.2 600 10

Turks/Caicos 417 13 67 - 7.0 1,139 53

Tuvalu 24 10 1.0 - 7.6 45 0.3

U.S. Virgins 342 109 550 1,374 4.3 5,400 902


Sources: W.T.O., Compendium of Tourism Statistics 1991 - 1995 (1997)

C.T.O., Caribbean Tourism Statistical Report 1993 (1994)

And Hall and Page (1996)

Notes: 1. Author's estimate

2. 1994 data

3. 1992 data

4. Hotels only

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Table 2: Selected Tourism Indicators, Standardized Indices, and Ranking on the Tourism Penetration Index


Island Visitor Visitor Rooms Indices T.P.I.

Spending/pop. Density/1,000 per km2 Spending Density Rooms 1:1:1

(US$) pop. 1


MOST PENETRATED

St. Maarten 11,818 262 81.195 0.946 1.000 0.701 0.882

Bermuda 8,559 128 79.925 0.685 0.487 0.690 0.621

Caymans 9,033 239 13.169 0.723 0.912 0.113 0.583

Marianas 12,488 123 7.048 1.000 0.467 0.060 0.509

Malta 1,663 88 115.718 0.132 0.333 1.000 0.488

Aruba 6,577 166 30.332 0.526 0.632 0.261 0.473

U.S. Virgins 8,275 94 15.807 0.662 0.356 0.136 0.385

 

MORE PENETRATED

Anguilla 4,778 134 10.747 0.382 0.510 0.092 0.328

Guam 7,143 49 11.161 0.572 0.184 0.095 0.284

Antigua 5,636 81 7.539 0.451 0.307 0.064 0.274

Turks/Caicos 4,077 99 2.731 0.326 0.375 0.022 0.241

Bonaire 2,545 108 7.135 0.203 0.410 0.061 0.225

Cyprus 1,926 85 3.598 0.153 0.322 0.030 0.168

Montserrat 1,700 63 13.892 0.135 0.238 0.119 0.164

Barbados 2,000 50 12.947 0.159 0.188 0.111 0.153

Cook Islands 1,833 73 3.546 0.146 0.276 0.030 0.151

 

LESS PENETRATED

St. Kitts/N 1,683 51 5.212 0.134 0.192 0.044 0.123

St. Lucia 1,579 43 4.739 0.126 0.161 0.040 0.109

Seychelles 1,547 41 4.204 0.123 0.153 0.035 0.104

Maldives 635 25 24.785 0.050 0.092 0.213 0.118

Curacao 1,354 38 4.044 0.108 0.142 0.034 0.095

Martinique 922 43 4.239 0.073 0.161 0.036 0.090

 

LEAST PENETRATED

Guadeloupe 785 21 4.332 0.062 0.077 0.036 0.058

French Polynesia 995 22 0.739 0.079 0.081 0.005 0.055

Grenada 469 25 4.151 0.037 0.092 0.035 0.055

Dominica 394 33 0.887 0.031 0.123 0.007 0.054

St. Vincent 473 17 3.170 0.037 0.061 0.026 0.041

Reunion 344 19 0.716 0.027 0.069 0.005 0.034

Tonga 106 16 0.858 0.008 0.057 0.006 0.024

W. Samoa 132 7 0.197 0.010 0.023 0.001 0.011

Tuvalu 30 2 1.875 0.001 0.004 0.015 0.007

Marshall Islands 60 2 1.028 0.004 0.004 0.008 0.005

Cape Verde 23 3 0.257 0.001 0.008 0.001 0.003

Comoros 12 1 0.196 0.000 0.000 0.001 0.000

Kiribati 14 1 0.142 0.000 0.000 0.000 0.000


Source: See Table 1

Notes: 1. Calculated as: [(No. Stayovers x Avg. Stay) + (No. Daytrippers)/(pop. X 365)] x 1000