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Last verified: Thursday, 17. October 2019 at 07:24 AM

Macao Travel Advisory

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Warning Level Icon Travelling Macao is (relatively) safe

Local Situation: 1.5 / 5

Travelling Macao is (relatively) safe. We detected travel advisories from 2 sources for this specific country.

Regional Situation: 1.5 / 5

This country shares no land border with any other country. Thus, the region score is identical to the country risk rating.

Advice scoring history for Macao

Chart of the risk level over that last 200 days. This is the daily calculated travel risk for Macao.

Chart of the number of sources over that last 200 days. This is the daily number of advisory sources (of any rating) that have been active on that day.

Note: Changes happening on the 28th/29th of July 2019 are related to a change in the software and number of sources processed.

Rating Details (single travel warnings)

These are the individual advisories published by other countries about the destination Macao from a travellers perspective. The scoring of all messages combined is the foundation for the current rating 1.5 out of 5.0.

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 0 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Canada

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Warning Level Icon Danger level: 1 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: United States

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Exercise normal precautions in Macau.  Read the Safety and Security section on the country information page.

Source: http://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/traveladvisories/traveladvisories/macau-travel-advisory.html

Warning Level Icon Danger level: 2 - Travel is usually safe.

This is the general advisory usually covering the country as a whole.

Advisory issued by: Finland

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Iaktta normal försiktighet - Håll reda på pass och värdeföremål.

Source: https://um.fi/resemeddelande/-/c/MO

Individual rating changes for Macao

This is the recent history of individual changes of travel advices that affected the total asessment of Macao. Most recent events first.

Changes from September 25th 2019

The total rating for Macao changed from 0.0 to 0.0. Here are the influencing details:

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The United States government issued a new warning for Macao with a rating of 1.0.

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The Finnish government issued a new warning for Macao with a rating of 2.0.

About Macao

Macao with its capital Macao is a country in Asia (Eastern Asia), less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC (254 km²). The country is located Eastern Asia, bordering the South China Sea and China. The climate can be described as subtropical; marine with cool winters, warm summers. The landscape is generally flat. With a population of about 0.45 million citizens.

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Basic Statistics and Facts

Topic Value
Capital Macao
Population less than one million
Size 254 km²
Size comparable to less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC
Common languages Chinese
Currency Pataca (short: MOP)
Common voltage (electricity) 220V - 50Hz
Used GSM Frequencies 900/1800
International phone prefix +853
Internet Top Level Domain .mo
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 2 MO
Countrycode: ISO Alpha 3 MAC
Countrycode: ISO Numeric 446

Environmental problems and natural hazzards

These are problems Macao is facing. Environmental issues refer to damages of the nature due to industry and society. Natural hazzards refer to potential dangers originating in nature.

Environmental problems

  • air pollution
  • coastal waters pollution
  • increasing population density worsening noise pollution
  • insufficient policies in reducing and recycling solid wastes

Natural hazzards

  • typhoons

Top Industries and Agricultural Products

These are the main product industries and agricultural products of Macao. This list indicates what this country is good at producing.

Industries

  1. clothing
  2. electronics
  3. footwear
  4. gambling
  5. textiles
  6. tourism
  7. toys

Agriculture products

  1. fishing

Chinese Imports and Exports

These are the main product categories of imports and exports to and from Macao.

Export products

  1. clothing
  2. electronics
  3. footwear
  4. machinery
  5. parts
  6. textiles
  7. toys

Import products

  1. beverages
  2. capital goods
  3. consumer goods (foodstuffs
  4. footwear
  5. garments
  6. mineral fuels
  7. motor vehicles)
  8. oils
  9. raw materials
  10. semi-manufactured goods

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the current travel advisory for Macao?

Macao is currently rated at 1,5 out of a possible 5.0. Collected from 2 official sources. Travelling Macao is (relatively) safe.

Is it safe to travel Macao in 2019?

You are good to go, enjoy your trip to Macao.

How many travel advisories do you know for Macao?

We currently evaluate 11 official sources each morning. Today, we know of active advisories from 2 individual sources for Macao.

What is the size of Macao?

Macao has a size of 254 km² or 98 mi² which is less than one-sixth the size of Washington, DC.

Common Frequently Asked Questions

For non-country specific questions, please check our global F.A.Q.