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Foreign Tourism Expenditure. 08/2019

The total expenditure made by foreign tourists whose principal destination was Catalonia stood at 2,781 million euro for August 2019, which represented a year-over-year increase of 2.0%.

By country of habitual residence, France and United Kingdom stood out, with an expenditure of 562 and 332 million euros, respectively, although the year-over-year evolution had opposite signs: France represented a year-over-year increase by 5.3%, while United Kingdom decrease by 3.8%. United States, with an expenditure of 185 million euros, registered year-over-year decrease by 1.1% .

The average daily expenditure per person was 175 euros, a figure that represented a year-over-year increase of 8.3%. The main statistical items correspond to accomodation (671 million euros) and expenditure on international transport (589 million euros).