The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain rose 29.2% year-on-year to 4.34 million in November of 2022, but still below the pre-pandemic level of 4.66 million tourists in November of 2019. The main sending countries were the UK (+38.4% to 828,680), France (+17.4% to 585,567), Germany (+10.3% to 529,562) and Italy (+25.6% to 265,588). Among other countries, the annual growth was particularly noteworthy in tourists coming from the US (+82.8%), Ireland (+58%) and Nordic Countries (+27.9%). The Canary Islands was the most visited autonomous region, followed by Catalonia and Andalusia. In the first eleven months of 2022, the number of tourist arrivals surged 138.9% over the same period of 2021 to 67.4 million. source: National Statistics Institute (INE)

Tourist Arrivals in Spain averaged 4576.62 Thousand from 1995 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 10493.44 Thousand in July of 2017 and a record low of 0.00 Thousand in April of 2020. This page provides - Spain Tourist Arrivals - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Spain Tourist Arrivals - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on February of 2023.

Tourist Arrivals in Spain is expected to be 3220.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Spain Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 4150.00 Thousand in 2024, according to our econometric models.

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Spain Tourist Arrivals



Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2022-12-02 08:00 AM Oct 39.4% 66.3%
2023-01-04 08:00 AM Nov 29.2% 39.4%


Related Last Previous Unit Reference
Tourist Arrivals 4342.03 7178.05 Thousand Nov 2022

Spain Tourist Arrivals
The tourism sector accounts for around 12 percent of the Spanish GDP and 13 percent of employment.
Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4342.03 7178.05 10493.44 0.00 1995 - 2022 Thousand Monthly
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Spain Tourist Arrivals Rise 29.2% YoY in November
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain rose 29.2% year-on-year to 4.34 million in November of 2022, but still below the pre-pandemic level of 4.66 million tourists in November of 2019. The main sending countries were the UK (+38.4% to 828,680), France (+17.4% to 585,567), Germany (+10.3% to 529,562) and Italy (+25.6% to 265,588). Among other countries, the annual growth was particularly noteworthy in tourists coming from the US (+82.8%), Ireland (+58%) and Nordic Countries (+27.9%). The Canary Islands was the most visited autonomous region, followed by Catalonia and Andalusia. In the first eleven months of 2022, the number of tourist arrivals surged 138.9% over the same period of 2021 to 67.4 million.
2023-01-04
Spain Foreign Tourist Arrivals Rise 66.3% in September
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain rose by 66.3 percent year-on-year to 7.82 million in September 2022, but remained below the 8.85 million tourists who came in September 2019. Main year-on-year increases were registered in arrivals from the UK (up 128.4 percent), Germany (up 37.7 percent), France (up 35.3 percent), Italy (up 70.4 percent), the Netherlands (up 15.4 percent), and Portugal (up 52.1 percent). Considering January to September, the number of tourist arrivals surged 183.5 percent to 55.92 million over the same period of 2021. Foreign tourists spent EUR 9.24 billion in Spain in September, up from EUR 5.05 billion in the same month last year, but slightly below the EUR 9.62 billion in September 2019.
2022-11-03
Spain Foreign Tourist Arrivals Rise 69.7% in August
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain rose by 69.7 percent year-on-year to 8.82 million in August 2022, but remained well below the 10.12 million tourists who came in August 2019. Main year-on-year increases were registered in arrivals from the UK (up 157.1 percent), Germany (up 62.8 percent), France (up 27.1 percent), Italy (up 106.4 percent), the Netherlands (up 26.8 percent), and Portugal (up 71.6 percent). Considering January to August, the number of tourist arrivals surged 220.2 percent to 48.09 million over the same period of 2021. Foreign tourists spent EUR 11.26 billion in Spain in August, up from EUR 5.91 billion in the same month last year, but slightly below the EUR 11.70 billion in August 2019.
2022-10-04