The Tanzania Tourism Sector Survey, 2008

URL: http://statistics.go.tz/dataset/04bd870f-e600-460c-a755-ae5c7916fa7c/resource/9c4a34d5-1a97-4679-98b7-c9f68564b448/download/2008TourismSurvey.csv

The key objective of the survey is to collect up-to-date information on tourist expenditure to be used in the “Tourist Expenditure Model” for estimation of international tourism receipts for compilation of the National Accounts and Balance of Payments statistics. The survey also aims at obtaining information that is used for strategic planning, tourism promotion and macroeconomic policy formulation.

In 2008, the number of tourist arrivals were 770,376 in 2008. As a result, by using the Tourist Expenditure model, it is estimated that Tanzania earned USD 1,288.7 in 2008.

The survey’s results indicate that the 62.4 percent of visitors came to Tanzania for leisure and holidays, followed by 15.3 percent came to visit friends and relatives, 11.9 percent came for business, 4.0 percent came for meetings and conferences. On the other hand, 6.3 percent of visitors came as volunteers, scientific and academic purposes.

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Data Dictionary

Column Type Label Description
NATIONALITY1 text
COUNTRY_DESCRIPTION1 text
AGE_GROUP2 text
NO_FEMALE4 numeric
NO_MALE4 numeric
PURPOSE_CODE5 text
TRANS_COMPANY6 text
TOUR_ARRANGEMENT8 text
PAC_TRANSPORT_INT9 text
PAC_ACCOMODATION9 text
PAC_FOOD9 text
PAC_TRANSPORT_TZ9 text
PAC_SIGHTSEEING9 text
PAC_GUIDED_TOUR9 text
PAC_INSURANCE9 text
PAC_OTHER_ITEM9 text
NIGHTS_SPENT11 numeric
CURRENCY12 text
PACKAGE_COST12 text
NIGHTS_MAINLAND13 numeric
NIGHTS_ZANZIBAR13 numeric
CURRENCY14 text
SPENT_AMOUNT_TZ14 text
EXP_ACCOMODATION15 text
EXP_FOOD15 text
EXP_TRANSPORT15 text
EXP_SHOPPING15 text
EXP_SIGHTSEEING15 text
EXP_CARHIRE15 numeric
EXP_GATEFEES15 text
EXP_OTHER15 text
COST_TRANSPORT_TZ text
MOUNTAIN_CLIMBING text
DIVING text
VISA_TAXES text
PURPOSE_OTHER text

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