The number of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria rose 9.1 percent from a year earlier to 604.6 thousand in January 2020, boosted by trips with all observed purposes: holiday & recreation (8.3 percent); professional (3.6 percent); and other purposes, including guest and passing transit (12.4 percent). Visitors rose from Turkey (+22.7 percent); Romania (+15.1 percent); Macedonia (+6.6 percent), Serbia (+5.5 percent) and Ukraine (+21.5 percent). In contrast, visitors fell from Greece (-4.7 percent); the UK (-9.3 percent) and Belgium (-19.8 percent).
Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria averaged 861366.87 from 1991 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 3531567 in December of 2003 and a record low of 237256 in January of 2007. 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 March of 2020.
Tourist Arrivals in Bulgaria is expected to be 580000.00 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 680000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Bulgaria Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 700000.00 in 2021, according to our econometric models.