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The international foreign visitor arrivals for FSM averaged at 8,860 each quarter in 2014.                                                                                                              
The main purpose of international foreign visitor arrivals were Seamen & Crew accounted for 44% of all the arrivals in 2014 followed by Tourism & Visitors, 39%.                                                                                                              
The aliens arriving into the country were mainly citizens from US (22%), Other Asia (21%), Philippines (16%), and Japan (12%), respectively in 2014 

Table 3A1. Quarterly International Visitor Arrivals of Non-FSM Citizen by Purpose of Visit and Citizenship, FSM: 1st to 4th Quarter 2014                                                  

Purpose and Citizenship
Q1-14
Q2-14
Q3-14
Q4-14
Total
9,938
8,947
8,816
7,739
Tourism & Visitors
3,656
3,247
3,764
3,123
Business & Employment
1,385
1,398
1,554
1,075
Volenteer, Religious, etc
193
207
219 
170
Seaman & Crew
4,693
4,093
3,274
3,356
Other
4
2
5
5
Not Stated
7
-
-
10
Visitor Arrivals
9,938
8,947
8,816
7,739
Australia
341
253
358
336
Canada
134
49
38
70
China
768
676
654
634
Europe
810
597
406
718
Japan
1,154
905
1,224
843
New Zealand
70
71
104
56
Pacific Islands
543
738
997
1,379
Philippines
1,587
1,438
1,367
469
Other Asia
2,253
2,083
1,595
1,395
USA
2,173
2,049
2,008
1,723
Other
105
88
65
1 16

Source: Division of Immigration and Labor, Department of Justice
Note: 2014 figures are provisional

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International foreign visitor arrivals averaged to about 48,693 annually between 2009 and 2014. Visitor arrivals in 2009 recorded the highest at about 48,000 while 2011 recorded the lowest at about 35,000. 




Visitor Arrivals of Non-FSM Citizens-Summary
Year Total visitor Arrivals

2009

47,538
2010
44,738
2011
35,378
2012 38,263
2013 42,109
2014
35,440






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