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Foreign Tourism. 09/2019

The number of foreign tourists arriving in Catalonia stood 2.0 million tourists in September 2019, which represents a year-on-year increase of 0.2%. By country of habitual residence, among the countries of major origin, United Kingdom, United States and Germany registered positive variations (2.5%, 28.2% and 0.7% , respectively); while France presented a negative variation (−0.2%).

On the other hand, by reason for the trip, business trips and trips for other reasons (health, studies, family...) increased by 20.9% and 12.4%, respectively , while leisure trips decreased by 1.8%.

As for the principal type of accommodation, market accommodation increased by 3.0 and non-market accommodation decreased by 15.9%.