More than four million travellers in SA in December

2014-01-01 16:10

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More than four million people entered and left South Africa between December 1, 2013 and January 1 this year, the home affairs department has said.

Of the total of 4.2 million people, 1.9 million were arrivals and 2.3 million were departures, spokesman Ronnie Mamoepa said in a statement today.

The OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg and the Beitbridge border post to Zimbabwe were among the busiest ports of entry.

The busiest SADC country destinations included Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Mozambique and the Democratic Republic of Congo.

The top destinations outside the SADC region were the UK, USA, Germany, Netherlands, Australia, France, India, China, Nigeria, Sweden and Canada.

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