Foreign tourism Expenditure (TURDEST). April 2017

06.06.2017

The total expenditure made by foreign tourists whose principal destination was Catalonia stood at 1.472 million euro for April 2017, which represented a year-over-year increase of 20.3%. By country of habitual residence, France stood out with a total expenditure of 251 milion and United States with a total expenditure of 141 milion. The average daily expenditure person was 172 euros, a figure that represented a increase of 0.3%. The main statistical items correspond to expenditure on the international transport (not included in the tour package) with 25.7% and expenditure on activities (22.3%).

The statistics on Foreign Tourism Expenditure for Catalonia provides monthly and annual information on expenditure, average expenditure per person and the average daily expenditure per person for foreign tourists whose primary destination of their trip is Catalonia.

The interactive consultation of this statistic allows crossing of the following variables: country of habitual residence, reason for travelling, principal accommodation, types of expenditure, organisation and length of the trip, and the ways of entry. It is also publishing the year-over-year variation of each variable. The data reference period is considered to be the month the trip ends, regardless of its length.

Idescat makes a monthly treatment of the Survey of Tourist Movement on Borders and Tourist Expenditure from the INE and expands upon the expenditure results for Catalonia.

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