03.11.2020 - 12:39

Spain - Tourism figures September 2020

Tourism sector in serious crisis

1,14 million foreign tourists visited Spain in September 2020, which is a minus of 87,1 % compared to September 2019.

The French people rank first with 389,773 tourists (-60,4 %), followed by the Britons with 161,899 tourists (-92,3 %). The Germans rank 3rd with 90,495 tourists (-92,8 %).

January to September 2020

From January to September, 2,83 million Britons (-80,8 %) travelled to Spain. 3,26 million tourists (-64,2 %) came from France and 2,17 million tourists (-75,8 %) from Germany,

Spain registered a total of 16,83 million foreign visitors between January and September 2020 which corresponds to a minus of 74,9 %.

Andalusia ranks 3rd among Spain's most popular holiday destinations, right behind Catalonia and the Canary Islands.

Andalusia registered a total of 2,45 million foreign visitors which is a minus of 74,6 %.

The Canary Islands registered a total of 3,28 million foreign visitors which is a minus of 65,9 %.

The Balearic Islands registered a total of 1,59 million foreign visitors which is a minus of 86,9 %.


According to the Spanish Institute of Statistics, tourists generated a revenue of 17,71 billion euros from January to September 2020 which is a minus of 75,9 %. The Britons are responsible for a turnover of 2,76 billion euros and the Germans for a turnover of 2,35 billion euros.

Andalusia achieves a turnover of 2,59 billion euros with foreign tourists which currently represents a minus of 73,6 %.
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