Annual Migration and Tourism Report 2021

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Travel and tourism is one of the largest and strongest pillars of the modern economy, globally. Immigration registration cards are one of the sources of tourism statistics completed by international travellers at the arrival and departure points. As a result, this report presents data on Uganda entry/exit points along the boarders i.e. travellers entering the country, departures, age, sex composition, length of stay, residential status, etc.

Males have continued to dominate the visitor arrivals and exit in Uganda with majority of visitor arrivals falling within the age group 20-39 years. The biggest percentage (76%) of arrivals were from the East African Community. Due to COVID-19, the number of visitors to tourism sites (National Parks and UWEC) gradually declined in 2020 but more than doubled in 2021.

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