Table 2:  Construction of the Tourism Penetration Index, Destination Scores and Rankings
                   
Impact Indices (b)
Island Spend/Pop Density Rooms Spending Density Rooms TPI scores (c)
  (US$) 1,000(a) Km2            
MOST TOURISM DEVELOPED
St. Maarten 12,861 216 74.8 0.900 0.640 1.000 0.847
UK Virgins 14,286 337 10.8 1.000 1.000 0.144 0.715
Aruba 11,171 259 40.3 0.782 0.768 0.539 0.696
Caymans 12,500 274 16.6 0.875 0.813 0.222 0.637
Bermuda 7,453 102 65.5 0.521 0.301 0.876 0.566
Saba 9,000 263 6.7 0.629 0.780 0.090 0.500
Turks/Caicos 13,667 136 3.9 0.957 0.402 0.052 0.470
St. Eustatius 8,500 240 3.0 0.594 0.711 0.040 0.448
Guam 12,706 61 18.6 0.889 0.179 0.249 0.439
Malta 1,709 86 63.9 0.118 0.253 0.854 0.408
Hawaii 9,186 133 4.3 0.642 0.393 0.058 0.364
US Virgins 7,705 81 13.9 0.539 0.238 0.186 0.321
Marianas 8,333 66 9.7 0.583 0.194 0.130 0.302
Avg. 9,929 173 25.5 0.695 0.513 0.342 0.516
INTERMEDIATE TOURISM DEVELOPED
Anguilla 4,667 105 12.3 0.326 0.310 0.164 0.267
Bonaire 3,667 120 3.5 0.256 0.354 0.047 0.219
Bahamas 5,044 97 1.4 0.352 0.286 0.019 0.213
Antigua 4,343 81 7.2 0.303 0.238 0.096 0.212
Barbados 2,462 56 13.4 0.171 0.164 0.179 0.171
Maldives 1,074 33 25.4 0.074 0.095 0.340 0.170
Cyprus 2,461 97 3.7 0.171 0.286 0.050 0.169
St. Kitts 1,795 61 6.6 0.124 0.179 0.088 0.130
Bahrain 633 65 10.0 0.043 0.191 0.134 0.123
Cook Island 1,857 66 3.0 0.129 0.194 0.040 0.121
St. Lucia 1,968 46 5.0 0.137 0.134 0.067 0.114
Palau 2,368 48 2.1 0.165 0.140 0.028 0.111
Seychelles 1,388 46 5.2 0.096 0.134 0.070 0.100
Martinique 967 50 6.4 0.066 0.146 0.086 0.099
Curacao 1,367 36 5.0 0.094 0.104 0.067 0.088
Grenada 708 36 5.7 0.048 0.104 0.076 0.076
Polynesia 1,532 27 0.9 0.106 0.077 0.012 0.065
Guadeloupe 870 23 4.8 0.060 0.066 0.064 0.063
Niue 1,000 40 0.3 0.069 0.116 0.004 0.063
Dominica 690 40 1.1 0.047 0.116 0.015 0.059
Montserrat 1,000 24 2.4 0.069 0.069 0.032 0.057
St. Vincent 664 21 4.5 0.045 0.060 0.060 0.055
Avg. 1,933 55 5.9 0.134 0.162 0.079 0.115
LEAST TOURISM DEVELOPED
Mauritius 458 8 4.5 0.031 0.021 0.060 0.037
N. Calcedonia 610 22 0.1 0.041 0.063 0.001 0.035
Reunion 368 23 1.0 0.024 0.006 0.013 0.034
Iceland 817 11 0.1 0.056 0.030 0.001 0.029
Tonga 87 14 0.9 0.005 0.039 0.012 0.019
Fiji 326 11 0.3 0.021 0.030 0.004 0.018
Samoa 235 10 0.3 0.015 0.027 0.004 0.015
Trinidad 172 8 0.8 0.011 0.021 0.011 0.014
Tuvalu 91 2 2.3 0.005 0.003 0.031 0.013
Vanuatu 290 7 0.1 0.019 0.018 0.001 0.013
Marshalls 56 1 1.7 0.003 0.000 0.023 0.009
Cape Verde 57 3 0.5 0.003 0.006 0.007 0.005
Kiribati 21 1 0.6 0.000 0.000 0.008 0.003
Sao Tome 30 1 0.3 0.001 0.000 0.004 0.002
Solomons 52 2 0.0 0.002 0.003 0.000 0.002
Comoros 32 1 0.2 0.001 0.000 0.003 0.001
Avg. 231 8 0.7 0.015 0.020 0.011 0.016
                   
Sources: See Table 1
Notes: (a) Calculated as: [(Tourists * Stay) + Day]/[(Population *365)*1,000]
(b) Calculated as: (Indicator Value-Minimum)/(Maximum/Minimum). m-Minimum).
(c) Unweighted Average of the three impact indices.