# 11.2.4 Analyzing the Tourist Table

Here is the table from the previous page that you have just constructed.

## Origin and Age Categories of Hotel Guests

Child Adult Senior Total
Irish 8 5 4 17
British 4 6 4 14
Mainland European 0 3 1 4
Rest of the world 6 4 2 12
Total 18 18 11 47

## Activity: Using a Table

From the table you constructed in the previous activity, work out the following:

(a) The percentage of visitors that are children.

(a) Eighteen out of the 47 visitors are children. So the percentage of visitors that are children is given by: (to the nearest whole number).

(b) The percentage of visitors that come from outside Ireland.

(b) 17 visitors were Irish. So the number of visitors that came from outside Ireland is . (You might have determined the number of non-Irish visitors by adding the totals from other regions: ).

So the percentage of visitors from outside Ireland is given by: (to the nearest whole number).

(c) Why is it helpful to calculate percentages here? What other calculations might be useful?