- Total scheduled passenger departures remained constant over the year, at 641,213 in 2014 compared to 641,219 in 2013.
- The number of visitors during 2014 fell by 4.8% to 276,903.
- The number of non-business visitors staying in paid accommodation increased by 13% during 2014 to 126,404.
- The average length of stay of visitors to the island (including business visitors) was estimated at 5.2 nights, which is a small increase compared to 2013.
- Estimated total expenditure by visitors to the Island during 2014 was £107.7m, and on average visitors spent £388 per visit.
- During 2014 the number of visitors from the North West of England fell from 34.6% in 2013 to 29.4% in 2014, with an increased proportion of visitors from the South East and from outside the UK and Ireland.
- The majority of residents leaving the Island were either travelling outside of the UK and Ireland (23.9%) or to the North West of England (37.5%).
A detailed breakdown of the types of passengers departing the Isle of Man is shown below:
|Scheduled passenger traffic 2014|
|Period Visitors Staying in Paid Accommodation (PVPA)||126,404|
|Period Visitors Staying with Friends or Relatives (PVFR)||97,762|
|Isle of Man Residents (RES)||364,310|
|Business People (BV)||50,135|
|Day Trippers (DV)||2,602|
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