Ministry of Finance, Statistical Service



05/03/2018
Latest Figures: Revenue from Tourism, Dec 2017

On the basis of the results of the Passenger Survey, revenue from tourism reached €55,8 mn in December 2017 compared to €50,9 mn in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording an increase of 9,6%.

For the period of January – December 2017 revenue from tourism is estimated at €2.639,1 mn compared to €2.363,4 mn in the corresponding period of 2016, recording an increase of 11,7%.

The expenditure per person for December 2017 reached €564,21 compared to €578,91 in the corresponding month of the previous year, recording a decrease of 2,5%. The expenditure per person/per day for December 2017 compared to December 2016 also recorded a decrease of 6,4%.

In December 2017 a decrease of 21,5% was recorded for the expenditure per person for tourists from the United Kingdom (from €784,83 in December 2016 to €616,29 in December 2017), 9,7% increase from Greece (from €332,99 to €365,17 this year) and 5,3% increase from Russia (from €631,88 to €665,15 this year).

The expenditure per person/per day for tourists from the United Kingdom recorded a decrease of 18,0% (from €66,51 in December 2016 to €54,54 in December 2017), the expenditure per person/per day for tourists from Greece also decreased by 5,3% (from €40,61 to €38,44) and for tourists from Russia decreased by 23,6% (from €77,06 to €58,86).

The expenditure per person for the period of January – December 2017 reached €722,62 compared to €741,68 in the corresponding period of the previous year, recording a decrease of 2,6%. The expenditure per person/per day for the period of January – December 2017 compared to the period of January – December 2016 also recorded a decrease of 2,6% (from €78,07 to €76,07).


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