Tourism in the EU, 2015
Eurostat publishes a data visualisation tool and some interesting facts & figures
on tourism activities in the EU.
… that the top 3 destinations for Europeans travelling outside of Europe (number of trips) were Turkey (13%) , the United States (13%) and Switzerland (10%)?
… that Europeans spent on average 85 Euros per night in another EU country? This ranged from 46 Euros in Slovakia to 129 Euros in Estonia?
…that 53.3% of Europeans preferred to use air transport for their trips outside of the EU, while they travelled mainly by motor vehicles (76.2 %), or rail (13.3 %) for trips inside the EU?
… that Europeans travelled as tourists mainly in July and August while March and June were the months when most business trips were made?
… that four out of ten Europeans did not take any trip? Half of them reported financial reasons as one of the main causes for not travelling.
All data refer to 2015. Source: Eurostat, Tourism statistics
Further information can be found in the Eurostat news release on tourism destinations.