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Overseas Visitors: China

Volume 472: debated on Monday 3 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport what estimate he has made of the average expenditure per head by Chinese tourists visiting England in each of the last five years for which figures are available. (187818)

The table shows the average expenditure per visit by Chinese residents visiting England for the latest available five years.

Average expenditure1 per visit to England by overseas residents

China

£

2002

981

2003

1,261

2004

1,096

2005

1,178

2006

910

1 Expenditure excludes fares for travel to and from the UK.

Source:

International Passenger Survey (ONS).