Foreign Tourism Expenditure. 10/2019
The total expenditure made by foreign tourists whose principal destination was Catalonia stood at 1,876 million euro for October 2019, which represented a year-over-year increase of 9.7%.
By country of habitual residence, United States stood out with an expenditure of 221 million euros, and a year-over-year decrease of 1.8%. It is followed by the United Kingdom, with an expenditure of 167 million euros and a year-over-year increase of 0.5%, and France, with an expenditure of 166 million euros and a year-over-year decrease of 0.1%. The countries of the rest of America, with 196 million euros of expenditure, and those of the rest of the world, with 588 million euros, show the most outstanding increases, with 28.0% and 57.2 %, respectively.
The average daily expenditure per person was 221 euros, a figure that represented a year-over-year increase of 6.1%. The main statistical items correspond to expenditure on international transport (582 million euros) and activities (374 million euros).