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Foreign Tourism Expenditure. 05/2021

The total expenditure by tourists resident abroad whose main destination is Catalonia was 211 million euros in May 2021.

By country of habitual residence, France stands out with an expenditure of 60 million euros. It is followed by Germany and Italy with an expenditure of 14 and 11 million euros, respectively.

The average daily expenditure per person was 162 euros. The main items of expenditure were international transport (54 million euros), activities and lodging (43 million euros both).

The state of emergency for the management Covid-19 suppressed the flow of international visitors to Catalonia for tourist reasons in May 2020. For this reason, it is not possible to calculate the variation rates for the month of May 2021 with respect to the same month of the previous year.