- TOURISM STATISTICAL RELEASE FOR AUGUST 2021
- THE QUARTERLY REPORT OF EXTERNAL MERCHANDISE TRADE STATISTICS Q2 (APRIL – JUNE), 2021
- ZANZIBAR CONSUMER PRICE INDEX (CPI) FOR SEPTEMBER 2021
Tourist Arrivals in Zanzibar recorded 34,425 visitors in August 2021 compared with 4,366 visitors in August 2020 and 29,714 visitors in July 2021. Tourists from Europe continue to dominate the Zanzibar market by accounting 56.0 percent of the total visitors in August 2021.
Total trade for the second quarter, 2021 reached to TZS 217,224.8 million; in which exports value worth TZS 7,326.3 million (domestic export contributes TZS 6,957.7 million and reexport contributes 368.6 TZS million) and import worth TZS 209,898.5 million. The trade balance showed a deficit of TZS 202,572.2 Million
Zanzibar Annual Headline Inflation rate for the year ending September 2021 increased to 2.4 percent compare to 2.1 percent for the year ended August 2021.
Balance of Trade showed a deficit of TZS 40,137.0million in August 2021, decreased by 61.1 percent compared to the corresponding month of 2020 and by 37.6 percent compared with the previous month. Trade ratio increased from 3.6 percent in July 2021 to 50.3 percent in August 2021.
A total of 8,886 offence cases were reported in 2020. Offences against property reported to be the highest (2,406 cases) followed by offences against persons (1,438 cases). The number of offences increased to 8,886 offences in 2020 from 5,007 offences in 2019 which is equivalent to 77.5 percent increase. Mjini district reported to have the highest number of offence (2,487 cases) in 2020.
Zanzibar Annual Headline Inflation rate for the year ending August 2021 slightly decreased to 2.1 percent compare to 2.2 percent for the year ended July 2021. Food and Non-Alcoholic Beverages inflation rate decreased to negative 0.4 percent in August 2021 from 1.2 percent recorded in July 2021.