The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain grew by 2.8 percent year-on-year to 4.7 million in November 2019, after a 0.3 percent drop in the previous month. Main increases were registered in the number of visitors coming from France (20.6 percent to 576 thousand), Italy (2.4 percent to 295 thousand), the Netherlands (10.7 percent to 184 thousand) and Ireland (11.1 percent to 95 thousand). In contrast, arrivals were down from the UK (-6.4 percent to 875 thousand) and Germany (-0.4 percent to 573 thousand). Canarias were the main destination (25.2 percent of total arrivals), followed by Cataluña (22.5 percent) and Comunidad de Madrid (14.3 percent). Tourist Arrivals in Spain averaged 4720.85 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. 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 5250.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Spain Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 5520.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.