The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain went down by 0.9 percent year-on-year to 4.3 million in December 2019, following a 2.8 percent gain in November. Main declines were recorded in the number of visitors coming from the UK (-7.7 percent to 791 thousand), Germany (-7.4 percent to 497 thousand), Portugal (-8.4 percent to 137 thousand) and Ireland (-10 percent to 84 thousand). On the other hand, arrivals increased from France (+0.5 percent to 557 thousand), Italy (+2.7 percent to 306 thousand), the Netherlands (+6.9 percent to 164 thousand) and Belgium (+12.3 percent to 130 thousand). Canarias was the main destination (27.8 percent of total arrivals), followed by Cataluña (23 percent) and Andalucia (13 percent).
Tourist Arrivals in Spain averaged 4719.49 Thousand from 1995 until 2019, reaching an all time high of 10493.44 Thousand in July of 2017 and a record low of 1397.41 Thousand in January of 1995. This page provides - Spain Tourist Arrivals - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. source: National Statistics Institute (INE)
Tourist Arrivals in Spain is expected to be 4990.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Spain to stand at 4400.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 4900.00 Thousand in 2021 and 5520.00 Thousand in 2022, according to our econometric models.