The number of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria slumped 67.9 percent from a year earlier to 747.1 thousand in August of 2020, amid the ongoing pandemic crisis. Declines were seen in the trips with all observed purposes, namely holiday & recreation (-81.6 percent); professional (-60.6 percent) and others including as guest and passing transit (-47.6 percent). The number of visitors from the EU went down 67.4 percent and accounted to 63.1 percent of the total.
Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria averaged 846466.19 Persons from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3531567 Persons in December of 2003 and a record low of 81153 Persons in April of 2020. This page provides - Bulgaria Tourist Arrivals - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Bulgaria Tourist Arrivals - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on October of 2020.
Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria is expected to be 643200.00 Persons by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria to stand at 420000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 490000.00 Persons in 2021 and 550000.00 Persons in 2022, according to our econometric models.