The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain increased 9.7 percent year-on-year to 4.37 million in December 2018, following a 3.6 percent growth in the previous month. Visitors came mostly from the UK (up 6.1 percent year-on-year to 862 thousand), France (up 0.8 percent to 557 thousand), Germany (up 10.8 percent to 533 thousand), Italy (up 14.9 percent to 300 thousand), the US (up 30.2 percent to 167 thousand), the Netherlands (up 14.8 percent to 154 thousand) and Portugal (up 2.9 percent to 146 thousand). Canarias was the main destination (28.8 percent of total arrivals), followed by Cataluña (22.4 percent) and Andalucía (12.7 percent). In 2018 full year, the number of tourist arrivals rose 1.1 percent to 82.77 million. Tourist Arrivals in Spain averaged 4625.39 Thousand from 1995 until 2018, 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 5420.00 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 -2568800.00 -3836527.00 634935.00 -9834766.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Current Account 1770.00 300.00 5059.00 -12368.00 EUR Million [+]
Current Account to GDP 1.90 1.90 1.90 -9.60 percent [+]
Imports 27849800.00 30249900.00 30249900.00 37437.07 EUR Thousand [+]
Exports 25281000.00 26413344.61 26413344.61 14286.06 EUR Thousand [+]
Terms of Trade 100.10 100.20 123.70 62.20 Index Points [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 1691.00 -9659.00 23250.00 -9659.00 EUR Million [+]
Capital Flows 6657.00 3873.00 17904.00 -11878.00 EUR Million [+]
Remittances 2552.00 3515.00 3590.00 732.00 EUR Million [+]
Tourist Arrivals 4367.28 4549.90 10493.44 1397.41 Thousand [+]
Gold Reserves 281.60 281.60 523.47 281.58 Tonnes [+]
Tourism Revenues 3934.00 6021.00 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 2003697000.00 1991484000.00 2003697000.00 618600000.00 EUR Thousand [+]
Crude Oil Production 2.00 2.00 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 February of 2019.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4367.28 4549.90 10493.44 1397.41 1995 - 2018 Thousand Monthly
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Country Last Previous
Argentina 294642.00 Dec/18
Australia 802200.00 Nov/18
Brazil 6589.00 Dec/17
Canada 1744313.00 Nov/18
China 2917.00 Dec/17
France 82600.00 Dec/16
Germany 37452.00 Dec/17
India 1191147.00 Dec/18
Indonesia 1405536.00 Dec/18
Japan 2631800.00 Dec/18
Mexico 2683.20 Dec/18
Saudi Arabia 16119.00 Dec/17
Singapore 1601924.00 Dec/18
South Africa 1341316.00 Nov/18
South Korea 1324119.00 Dec/18
Spain 4367.28 Dec/18
Switzerland 1118.00 Nov/18
Turkey 1950705.00 Dec/18
United Kingdom 3055.00 Sep/18
United States 6734056.00 May/18


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