The total spending of visitors to Macao excluding gaming expenses grew by 15.9% quarter to quarter to 7.16 billion patacas (892.9 million U.S. dollars) in the second quarter of 2021, the special administrative region's (SAR) statistic department said.
The latest report from the Statistics and Census Service (DSEC) showed that the result was attributable to a 25.9% increase in visitor arrivals.
Total spending of overnight visitors and same-day visitors rose by 14.1% and 32.0% quarter to quarter to 6.38 billion patacas and 777 million patacas respectively, showed the report.
In the first half of 2021, the total spending of visitors amounted to 13.34 billion patacas.
The per-capita spending of visitors was 3,271 patacas in the second quarter, a drop of 8.0% quarter to quarter.
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