Tourist flows in Mayotte Island (Survey with travelers from the airport of Dzaoudzi)

Dernière mise à jour le : 28/04/2016

Présentation de l'opération

Organisme producteur :

Insee. Direction Régionale La Réunion-Mayotte

Partenariat :

French Mayotte Tourism Committee

Type d'opération :


Objectifs :

This survey gives an annual quantitative information on the tourists visiting the Mayotte Island  in order to follow the development of a sector which play an important role in the local economy.

The goal is to measure the number of tourists who frequent Mayotte Island but also to know their main characteristics as the nationality, the age, the socio-professional group, their geographical origin and to quantify their expenses to measure the economic weight of tourism and to determine their level of satisfaction.

Thèmes abordés :

- Number and characteristics of tourists ;

- the motivation of the travel (affinity, pleasure, business) ; 

- the characteristics of their tourism stay (duration, mode of accommodation, visits) ;

- the expenditure by items, and by "categories" of tourists ;

Champ de l'opération

Champ géographique :

Mayotte Island

Champ(s) statistique(s) couvert(s) :

"Budgetary Unit "; that is the group of persons travelling together and sharing the expenses.

Caractéristiques techniques

Périodicité de l'opération :

Annual, continuously

Période et mode de collecte :

The collection takes place each year from January 1st to December 31st.

The passengers are fulfilling the questionnaires before entering the boarding area or in boarding area.

Historique :

The survey is conducted annually since 1999 by INSEE in partnership with the Tourism Committee since its creation.

Plan de sondage :

It does not contain any over-representation during peak periods in order to limit the effects of cluster.

The compositions of the flights from July to August (summer holidays and austral winter) on the one hand, and from December to January (austral summer holidays) on the other hand are similar in terms of characteristics of tourists.
The sampling plan is based on a selection of 91 days of survey spread over a year equally between each day of the week (every 4 days on average.) 

During the day of the survey all the flights are investigated.

The survey at the airport allows the exploitation of more than 15 000 index cards a year. The data can be compared without recourse to seasonal adjustment.

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