Macao recorded 10.58 million visitor arrivals in the first seven months of this year, up 14.4 percent year-on-year, according to official statistics issued on Monday.
The figures from the Statistics and Census Service showed that the number of one-day visitors made up 52.4 percent of all arrivals between January and July.
The special administrative region, in July alone, reported 1.66million visitor arrivals, a year-on-year rise of 9.3 percent.
The number of visitors from the Chinese mainland made up 54.8 percent of all arrivals, and those from Hong Kong 31.3 percent and Taiwan 8.3 percent.
The city recorded 16.6 million visitor arrivals in 2004, according to the statistics.
(Xinhua News Agency August 22, 2005)