The number of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria decreased 0.9 percent year-on-year to 1,537 thousand in June of 2019, after a 0.9 percent rise in the prior month. There was a decrease in trips of professional (-4.5 percent) and holiday & recreation purpose (-2.5 percent) while and increase was seen in trips of other purpose including guest and passing transit (3.0 percent). The number of visitors from the EU fell 5.4 percent and accounted to 55.9 percent of the total. Tourist arrivals decreased from Poland (-13.6 percent), Germany (-8.9 percent), France (-7.0 percent), Romania (-3.7 percent) and from Greece (-3.2 percent). In contrast, main increases were seen from Ireland (11.1 percent), Spain (5.1 percent), the UK (4.3 percent) and from Hungary (0.7 percent). Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria averaged 849713.52 from 1991 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 3531567 in December of 2003 and a record low of 237256 in January of 2007.