Visitors to West Virginia in the fall have continued to decline this year as well, according to data released by the state tourism office.

The tourism office released a report Friday showing the total number of visitors from January through March dropped 1.8 percent from a year ago to 7,769.

The total number declined 5.4 percent from the same time last year to 5,851.

The number of residents and visitors to the state increased 5.3 percent, with 8,068 people coming in the month of February compared to 8,091 the month before.

The report showed the total revenue from the state’s tourism industry has increased 5 percent since 2014, and the number of people spending money in West Virginia’s tourist industry rose 6.3 percentage points from a previous year.