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Friday, December 14, 2012

Tourism Status in Bihar ( As of the End of October 2012)

The tourism data released by the Government of India at the end of October 2012 shows that the total number of tourists visiting Bihar in the 1st 10 months of this year was 1.95 crores which was about the same number of tourists that visited Bihar in the complete year 2011. This is about a 20% increase in the number of tourists that visited Bihar in 2011. However the number of foreign tourists that visited Bihar remains flat and roughly the same number of tourists will visit Bihar in 2012 as they did in 2011.

The below table represents the total number of tourists that have visited Bihar in the last 9 years and is courtesy the Tourism Website of Bihar.

Year
Total Domestic Tourists
Total Foreign Tourists
Total Tourists
2012 (First 10 months)
1,88,00,000
7,93,000
1,95,93,000
2011 (Jan. TO Dec)
1,83,97,490
9,72,487
1,93,69,977
2010 (Jan. To Dec)
1,57,87,256
4,92,913
1,62,80,169
2009 (Jan. To Dec)
1,57,84,679
4,23,042
1,62,07,721
2008 (Jan. To Dec)
1,18,89,611
3,45,572
1,22,35,183
2007 (Jan. To Dec)
1,03,52,887
1,77,362
1,05,30,249
2006 (Jan. To Dec)
1,06,70,268
94,446
1,07,64,714
2005 (Jan. To Dec)
86,87,220
63,321
87,50,541
2004 (Jan. To Dec)
81,35,574
38,118
81,73,692

These numbers varying slightly as you see different government sites and publications but is a fairly accurate representation of the number of tourists who have visited Bihar in the last 9 years.

Further information on the 2012 data can be found in the Times of India article "1.95cr tourists visit Bihar in 10months of 2012"

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for your grateful informations, am working in Tourism Portal ,
    so it will be a better information’s for me. Try to post best informations like this always.

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