The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain rose 4.7 percent year-on-year to 5.65 million in March 2019, following a 3.8 percent gain in the previous month. Visitors came mostly from France (up 4.6 percent to 678 thousand), Italy (up 13.5 percent to 321 thousand), the US (up 18.4 percent to 245 thousand), Portugal (up 23.6 percent to 186 thousand) and Ireland (up 5.1 percent to 124 thousand). Canarias was the main destination (23.7 percent of total arrivals), followed by Cataluña (22.6 percent) and Andalucía (15.1 percent). Considering the first quarter of the year, the number of foreign tourist arrivals increased 3.7 percent over a year earlier to 14.22 million. Tourist Arrivals in Spain averaged 4626.58 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.

Tourist Arrivals in Spain is expected to be 9150.00 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 5890.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 6150.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2018-09-03 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY -4.9% 1.3%
2018-10-02 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY -1.9% -4.9%
2018-11-02 08:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY 0.5% -1.9%
2018-12-03 08:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY 5.0% 0.5%


Spain Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -2627773.00 -4483276.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account -2769.00 -1472.00 5059.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 0.90 1.80 2.30 -9.60 percent [+]
Imports 25646600.00 27008620.00 30249900.00 37437.07 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 23018840.08 22525343.53 26413344.61 14286.06 EUR Thousand [+]
Terms of Trade 105.00 102.00 123.70 62.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 2466.00 4912.00 23250.00 -9894.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows -2697.00 -5287.00 17904.00 -11878.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 3315.00 2613.00 3590.00 732.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 5645.75 4380.13 10493.44 1397.41 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 281.60 281.60 523.47 281.58 Tonnes [+]
Tourism Revenues 3350.00 3785.00 8015.00 890.00 EUR Million [+]
Terrorism Index 4.02 1.70 6.52 1.20 [+]
Weapons Sales 814.00 507.00 1429.00 2.00 USD Million [+]
External Debt 2014359000.00 2003697000.00 2014359000.00 618600000.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 1.00 1.00 17.00 1.00 BBL/D/1K [+]

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Spain Tourist Arrivals

The tourism sector accounts for around 15 percent of the Spanish GDP. This page provides - Spain Tourist Arrivals - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Spain Tourist Arrivals - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on May of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
5645.75 4380.13 10493.44 1397.41 1995 - 2019 Thousand Monthly
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Germany 37452.00 Dec/17
India 1103380.00 Jan/19
Indonesia 1338666.00 Mar/19
Japan 2760100.00 Mar/19
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Saudi Arabia 16119.00 Dec/17
Singapore 1564254.00 Mar/19
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South Korea 1535641.00 Mar/19
Spain 5645.75 Mar/19
Switzerland 1222.00 Jan/19
Turkey 2232358.00 Mar/19
United Kingdom 2640.00 Jan/19
United States 6079693.00 Nov/18


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