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Foreign Tourism Expenditure. 04/2019

The total expenditure made by foreign tourists whose principal destination was Catalonia stood at 1,653 million euro for April 2019, which represented a year-over-year increase of 9.3%. 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 and Unided Kingdom stood out, with a expenditure of 200 and 123 million euros, representing a year-over-year increase of 1.5% and 8.5%, respectively. On the other hand, United States, with an expenditure of 169 million euros, registred year-over-year decrease of 14.2% .

The average daily expenditure per person was 197 euros, a figure that represented a year-over-year increase of 4.6%. The main statistical items correspond to expenditure on international transport (451 million euros) and activities (344 million euros).