Idescat publishes for the first time the statistics Tourism of residents in Catalonia. In the first quarter of 2017, residents in Catalonia made 6,411.1 thousand trips, which amounted to 18,608.0 thousand overnight stays an average stay of 2.9 nights and a declared expenditure of 1,236 million euros.
The number of day trips of residents in Catalonia stood at 11,413.2 thousand in the first quarter of 2017, 7.1% more than in the same quarter of the previous year. The declared expenditure of day trips is 379 million euros, a figure that represents an increase of 11.8% compared to a year ago, and the average expenditure per person is 33 euros, which represents a year-on-year increase of 4 4%.
The statistic Tourism of residents in Catalonia provides quarterly and annual information on the number of tourist trips made by people residing in Catalonia whose primary destination is Catalonia, the rest of Spain or abroad, and on the expenditure associated with these trips.
The interactive consultation of this statistic allows crossing of various variables related to the main characteristics of these trips: primary destination, area of residence, length of trip, reason for travelling, main accommodation type, way of organisation, type of trip and means of transport. When a calculation is possible, it also provides the year-over-year variation of each variable. The data reference period is considered the month in which the trip ends, regardless of its length.
Idescat makes a quarterly treatment of the Residents Travel Survey from the INE..
The Tourism of residents in Catalonia is a statistics activity included in the Statistics Plan of Catalonia 2017-2020 (codi 03 08 07)