DISTRIBUTION OF REGIONAL TRAVELLERS IN THE PHILIPPINES
January - December 2006
Preliminary Report
Region/Province/City Foreign Overseas Domestic Total Total Growth
Travellers Filipinos Travellers 2006 2005 Rate

NCR (National Capital Region) 262,364 28,395 68,694 359,453 - -

CAR (Cordillera Administrative Region) 76,812 13,191 902,917 992,920 866,242 14.62%
Abra 1,519 - 1,611 3,130 4,054 -22.79%
Apayao 93 1 3,087 3,181 1,691 88.11%
Baguio City 30,919 8,679 670,073 709,671 637,298 11.36%
Benguet 4,711 77 101,594 106,382 84,192 26.36%
Ifugao 29,860 3,747 59,432 93,039 90,874 2.38%
Kalinga 6,037 687 21,833 28,557 24,433 16.88%
Mountain Province 3,673 - 45,287 48,960 23,700 106.58%

Region I 52,786 1,793 281,582 336,161 287,649 16.86%
Ilocos Norte 36,481 - 140,614 177,095 166,806 6.17%
Ilocos Sur 2,839 155.00 53,418 56,412 40,480 39.36%
La Union 6,326 447 42,477 49,250 36,971 33.21%
Pangasinan 7,140 1191 45,073 53,404 43,392 23.07%

Region II*/a 24,453 - 610,715 635,168 624,021 1.79%
Batanes 942 - 4,648 5,590 5,464 2.31%
Cagayan 6,453 - 243,232 249,685 248,026 0.67%
Isabela 3,695 - 78,432 82,127 81,042 1.34%
Quirino - -
Nueva Vizcaya 4,404 - 88,367 92,771 91,061 1.88%
Santiago City 3,773 - 78,245 82,018 81,717 0.37%
Tuguegarao City 5,186 - 117,791 122,977 116,711 5.37%

Region III 155,394 1,208 251,634 408,236 396,214 3.03%
Aurora - - - - - -
Bataan 3,469 205 21,795 25,469 24,669 3.24%
Bulacan 2,337 105 40,633 43,075 44,958 -4.19%
Nueva Ecija 1,928 - 12,650 14,578 15,655 -6.88%
Pampanga 91,742 408 73,075 165,225 151,817 8.83%
Tarlac 1,914 158 8,222 10,294 6,019 71.03%
Zambales 54,004 332 95,259 149,595 153,096 -2.29%

Region IV # 434,530 7,021 5,852,860 6,294,411 6,645,943 -5.29%
Batangas 54,491 4,701 265,102 324,294 159,539 103.27%
Cavite 15,789 0 41,737 57,526 269,138 -78.63%
Laguna 241,235 2,295 1,779,617 2,023,147 1,800,455 12.37%
Marinduque - - - - 58,289 -
Occidental Mindoro - - - - 2,365 -
Oriental Mindoro 74,195 - 3,625,338 3,699,533 3,679,806 0.54%
Palawan 48,820 25 141,066 189,911 202,228 -6.09%
Quezon - - - - 165,851 -
Rizal - - - - 284,492 -
Romblon - - - - 23,780 -

SUB-TOTAL 1,006,339 51,608 7,968,402 9,026,349 8,820,069 2.34%




DISTRIBUTION OF REGIONAL TRAVELLERS IN THE PHILIPPINES
January - December 2006
Region/Province/City Foreign Overseas Domestic Total Total Growth
Travellers Filipinos Travellers 2006 2005 Rate

Region V 31,153 18,151 587,823 637,127 501,378 27.08%
Albay 3,082 970 35,887 39,939 69,088 -42.19%
Catanduanes 2,441 740 25,845 29,026 28,305 2.55%
Daet/Camarines Norte 3,138 479 69,922 73,539 58,667 25.35%
Legazpi City 3,802 911 88,788 93,501 104,422 -10.46%
Naga City/Camarines Sur 12,693 13,137 232,778 258,608 130,927 97.52%
Sorsogon 3,881 1,088 60,415 65,384 47,457 37.78%
Masbate 2,116 826 74,188 77,130 62,512 23.38%

Region VI ** 266,891 84,454 1,259,332 1,610,677 1,599,670 0.69%
Aklan 185,186 31,656 357,656 574,498 519,863 10.51%
Antique 1,507 1,286 40,262 43,055 24,324 77.01%
Capiz Province 3,317 4,575 29,377 37,269 32,234 15.62%
Guimaras 8,248 51 164,686 172,985 181,941 -4.92%
Iloilo Province 40,209 31,422 293,880 365,511 380,289 -3.89%
Negros Occidental 28,424 15,464 373,471 417,359 461,019 -9.47%

Region VII 542,159 7,383 1,081,903 1,631,445 1,460,775 11.68%
Bohol 46,438 3,815 169,058 219,311 187,991 16.66%
Cebu 472,242 2,460 772,767 1,247,469 1,118,077 11.57%
Negros Oriental 19,232 1,044 133,250 153,526 143,261 7.17%
Siquijor 4,247 64 6,828 11,139 11,446 -2.68%

Region VIII 13,329 597 189,643 203,569 164,542 23.72%
Biliran 9 0 2,313 2,322 3,326 -30.19%
Calbayog City 905 210 1,139 2,254 2,257 -0.13%
East Samar 135 37 4,086 4,258 1,377 209.22%
Leyte 33 0 5,315 5,348 3,620 47.73%
Ormoc City 5,881 175 34,853 40,909 30,067 36.06%
Southern Leyte 198 0 4,964 5,162 5,506 -6.25%
Tacloban City 6,168 175 136,973 143,316 118,389 21.06%

Region IX 13,647 13,415 480,297 507,359 431,168 17.67%
Dipolog City/Zamboanga del Norte 1,351 719 34,576 36,646 33,618 9.01%
Zamboanga City & Basilan Province 10,684 11,782 274,652 297,118 233,448 27.27%
Zamboanga del Norte & Dapitan City 943 625 46,201 47,769 35,946 32.89%
Zamboanga del Sur & Pagadian City 467 74 95,928 96,469 96,772 -0.31%
Zamboanga Sibugay 202 215 28,940 29,357 31,384 -6.46%

Sub-Total 867,179 124,000 3,598,998 4,590,177 4,157,533 10.41%


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DISTRIBUTION OF REGIONAL TRAVELLERS IN THE PHILIPPINES
January - December 2006
Region/Province/City Foreign Overseas Domestic Total Total Growth
Travellers Filipinos Travellers 2006 2005 Rate

Region X 46,284 8,947 837,851 893,082 707,807 26.18%
Bukidnon 6,380 2,435 28,812 37,627 40,830 -7.84%
Cagayan de Oro 23,626 3,503 235,154 262,283 285,310 -8.07%
Camiguin 11,617 1,839 206,606 220,062 240,553 -8.52%
Misamis Occidental - Ozamis 2,344 200 286,140 288,684 47,749 504.59%
Lanao del Norte / Iligan City 2,317 970 81,139 84,426 93,365 -9.57%

Region XI 52,756 8,875 699,552 761,183 715,926 6.32%
Compostela Valley 428 - 38,329 38,757 20,182 92.04%
Davao City 46,728 8,087 514,620 569,435 573,326 -0.68%
Davao del Sur 870 17 38,855 39,742 41,998 -5.37%
Davao Oriental 270 38 31,856 32,164 22,456 43.23%
Island Garden City of Samal 4,061 733 37,803 42,597 30,601 39.20%
Davao del Norte/Tagum City 399 - 38,089 38,488 27,363 40.66%

Region XII 4,606 4,443 618,077 627,126 592,302 5.88%
Cotabato 446 666 62,442 63,554 60,765 4.59%
Cotabato City 898 607 93,946 95,451 90,681 5.26%
General Santos City 998 574 104,333 105,905 109,359 -3.16%
Kidapawan City 481 442 65,449 66,372 61,978 7.09%
Koronadal City 410 408 71,743 72,561 69,812 3.94%
Sarangani 267 327 47,607 48,201 44,039 9.45%
South Cotabato 608 575 73,379 74,562 65,147 14.45%
Sultan Kudarat 232 461 48,040 48,733 44,741 8.92%
Tacurong City 266 383 51,138 51,787 45,780 13.12%

Region XIII 16,200 4,792 341,844 362,836 365,032 -0.60%
Agusan del Norte 956 94 9,991 11,041 6,367 73.41%
Agusan del Sur/San Francisco 212 2,610 32,545 35,367 22,270 58.81%
Bislig City 261 - 7,259 7,520 13,779 -45.42%
Butuan City 7,186 994 197,832 206,012 214,874 -4.12%
Surigao City 4,712 542 53,087 58,341 68,959 -15.40%
Surigao del Norte/General Luna/Dapa 2,513 435 10,023 12,971 6,912 87.66%
Surigao del Sur 360 117 31,107 31,584 31,871 -0.90%

SUB-TOTAL 119,846 27,057 2,497,324 2,644,227 2,381,067 11.05%

GRAND TOTAL 1,993,364 202,665 14,064,724 16,260,753 15,358,669 5.87%


Source of Data: Department of Tourism Regional Offices page 3 of 3
Prepared by: Tourism Research and Statistics Division, Office of Tourism Development Planning, DEPARTMENT OF TOURISM

*Data for Overseas Filipinos are lumped under Foreign Travellers
**partial report
a= 227,161 travelers comprised excursionists who visited pilgrimage sites and museums in 2006 against its 2005 volume of 218,734
# = 1,886,683 travelers comprised excursionists in 2006 against its 2005 volume of 1,800,455
As of May 9, 2007