(solution) The table below contains data on tourist arrivals for a small

(solution) The table below contains data on tourist arrivals for a small

The table below contains data on tourist arrivals for a small mountainous destination popular with climbers and walkers. You have been asked to provide a brief visual assessment of the data and to comment on the overall trends in the data.

A. Produce an appropriate graph for this table and comment on why you selected that particular graph.

B. Briefly describe the key trends in the data that are illustrated by the graph.

Table 1 Tourist Arrivals 1970 ? 1988

Year

Total

%

By Air

%

By Land

%

Average Stay

1970

45970

265.8

36508

79

9462

21

1974

89838

95.4

74170

83

15668

17

13.2

1975

92440

2.9

78995

85

13445

15

13.05

1976

105108

13.7

90498

86

14610

14

12.41

1977

129329

23

110180

85

19149

15

11.6

1978

156123

20.7

130034

83

26089

17

11.84

1979

162276

3.9

137865

85

24411

15

12.02

1980

162897

0.4

139387

86

23510

14

11.18

1981

161669

-0.8

142084

88

19585

12

10.49

1982

175448

8.5

153509

87

21939

13

13.33

1983

179405

2.3

152470

85

26935

15

11.53

1984

176634

-1.5

149920

85

26714

15

10.55

1985

180989

2.5

151870

84

29119

16

11.3

1986

233331

23.4

182745

78

50586

22

11.16

1987

248080

11.1

205611

83

42469

17

11.89

1988

265943

7.2

234945

88

30998

12

12