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Foreign Tourism Expenditure. 03/2019

The total expenditure made by foreign tourists whose principal destination was Catalonia stood at 1,235 million euro for March 2019, which represented a year-over-year increase of 7.8%. Note that in 2019 Easter was celebrated in April, while in 2018 it took place between March and April.

By country of habitual residence, France stood out with a expenditure of 133 million euros and year-over-year increase of 5.9%. United States and Unided Kingdom, with an expenditure of 143 and 81 million euros, registred year-over-year decreases of 0.4% and 20.3%, respectively.

The average daily expenditure per person was 198 euros, a figure that represented a year-over-year decrease of 2.7%. The main statistical items correspond to expenditure on international transport (383 million euros) and activities (267 million euros).