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Phuket Statistics

 Phuket Travel Statistics

Phuket Travel Statistics

  • The number of tourists who visited Phuket in 2012

totalled 7.4 million, 86 percent of which were international tourists. (Source : Kreserch)

Phuket International Airport saw a record 9.5 million passengers pass through in 2012, up 13% on 2011 (Source: AOT)

  • Top 5 International tourist arrivals to Phuket in 2012 by nationality
  1. China 409,988 people
  2. Russia 224,899 people
  3. Australia 196,492 people
  4. South Korea 173,184 people
  5. Malaysia 83,011 people

(Source: Department of Tourism Phuket)

Phuket Population Statistics

Phuket Population Statistics

  • Registered Population in Phuket in 2011 – 347,664 people

Male – 164,822 people
Female – 182,842 people
However, the actual population in 2011 was estimated to be between 800,000 – 1 million people.
(Source: TAT)

  • Working age people in Phuket in 2012 – 323,014 people

196,354 people in employment
1,291 people unemployed
(Source: Phuket Labor Department)

  • The number of foreigners living in Phuket in 2012 totalled 115,881 people, 21.1 percent of the entire Phuket population

(Source: Phuket Immigration)

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