Foreign tourism Expenditure. 12/2018 and 2018. Provisional data
The total expenditure made by foreign tourists whose principal destination was Catalonia stood at 1,076 million euro for December 2017, which represented a year-over-year decrease of 22.7%. By country of habitual residence, France stood out with a total expenditure of 110 milion, and United States with a total expenditure of 100 milion euros. The average daily expenditure per person was 161 euros, a figure that represented an increase of 4.8%. The main statistical items correspond to expenditure on the international transport not included in the tour package (341 million euro) and expenditure on activities (263 million euro).
In 2018 as a whole, the total expenditure made by foreign tourists whose principal destination was Catalonia increased by 7.2% and stood at 20,606 million euros. On the other hand, the average daily expenditure per person increased by 9.7% with respect to 2017, according to provisional data.