The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain increased 78.3% year-on-year to 4.4 million in July 2021, returning to pre-pandemic levels as the economy re-opened and international travel resumed. Main increases were registered in arrivals from France, Germany and the UK. Considering the first seven months of 2021 however, tourist arrivals declined 25.8% compared to the same period of 2020. source: National Statistics Institute (INE)

Tourist Arrivals in Spain averaged 4528.59 Thousand from 1995 until 2021, reaching an all time high of 10493.44 Thousand in July of 2017 and a record low of 0 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 September of 2021.

Tourist Arrivals in Spain is expected to be 4500.00 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 3220.00 Thousand in 2022 and 4150.00 Thousand in 2023, according to our econometric models.

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Spain Tourist Arrivals

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
4395.38 2215.71 10493.44 0.00 1995 - 2021 Thousand Monthly
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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2021-06-01 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY Apr 630.6K 490.1K
2021-07-02 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY May 1363.6K 630.6K
2021-08-03 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals Jun 2216K 1363.6K 2550K
2021-09-01 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY Jul 78.3% 984.7% 75%


News Stream
Spain Tourist Arrivals Back to Pre-Pandemic Levels
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain increased 78.3% year-on-year to 4.4 million in July 2021, returning to pre-pandemic levels as the economy re-opened and international travel resumed. Main increases were registered in arrivals from France, Germany and the UK. Considering the first seven months of 2021 however, tourist arrivals declined 25.8% compared to the same period of 2020.
2021-09-01
Spain Foreign Tourist Arrivals Jump 984.7%
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain surged 984.7 percent year-on-year to 2.2 million in June 2021, as the economy re-opened and international travel resumed. Main increases were registered in arrivals from Germany, France, the UK, the Netherlands, Italy and Portugal. Considering the first half of the year, the number of tourist arrivals stood at 5.4 million, down 49.6 percent from the same period of 2020.
2021-08-03
Spain Tourist Arrivals at 9-Month High
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain increased to 1363.6 thousand in May of 2021, the highest reading in nine months and compared to a flat reading a year earlier when touristic flights to Spain were suppressed because of the pandemic. This year, tourist arrivals were led by Germany (338K), France (330K) and Netherlands (72K). Considering the first 5 months of the year, tourist arrivals were down by 69.7 percent to 3.2 million, compared to 10.6 million a year earlier.
2021-07-02
Spain Tourist Arrivals Rebound in April
The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Spain rebounded to 630,647 in April of 2021, from a record low of 0 arrivals in the same month of last year, when the country closed its borders amid the pandemic. It was the first yearly increase in tourist arrivals since the onset of the pandemic, led by tourists from Germany (143,769 tourists); followed by France (116,340 tourists); Italy (40,509 tourists); and Switzerland (38,502 tourists). The most visited Spanish autonomous regions were the Balearic Islands (124,674 tourists); followed by the Canary Islands (109,468 tourists); and Catalunya (94,391). Considering the first four months of 2021, 1.84 million tourists have visited Spain, a 82.6 percent drop from the same period of 2020.
2021-06-01

Spain Tourist Arrivals
The tourism sector accounts for around 12 percent of the Spanish GDP and 13 percent of employment.