Number of outbound trips from the European Union 2018, by country

This statistic displays the number of outbound overnight trips in the European Union (EU-27) in 2018, by country. The number of outbound trips made from Germany amounted to approximately 108.54 million trips, ranking it the biggest EU market for outbound tourism.

Number of outbound overnight trips in the European Union (27 countries) in 2018, by country

Number of outbound trips in thousands
France 53,323.93
Sweden *21,232.44
Netherlands 20,871.39
Spain 16,432.5
Italy 14,336.16
Belgium 13,098.41
Austria 11,883.18
Finland 9,475.93
Denmark *7,630.47
Czechia 7,390.01
Ireland 7,343.52
Hungary 7,315
Slovakia 4,662.05
Slovenia 3,187.7
Lithuania 2,244.33
Portugal 2,163.85
Estonia 2,068.47
Croatia 2,057.87
Luxembourg *1,802.47
Cyprus 1,434.76
Latvia 1,368.43
Romania *1,071.1
Bulgaria 940.33
Greece 874.33
Malta 628.98
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Release date

October 2019


Europe, EU

Survey time period


Special properties

trips for all purposes, for 1 night or more

Supplementary notes

* Data refers to the year 2017.

Figures have been rounded.

The annual data on trips of EU residents covers national tourism. Available statistics include data on residents (for the population aged 15 years and over) tourism demand: participation, trips, nights and expenditure.

The source adds the following information: "Number of tourism trips: All tourism trips made by residents, aged 15 or over, for personal or professional/business purpose, with at least 1 overnight stay."

Data coverage corresponds to code tour_dem_tttot of unit G3 (Short-term business statistics and tourism).

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