Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad and Arrivals of Visitors from Abroad to Bulgaria in December 2016

In December 2016, the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 397.3 thousand or by 28.6% above the registered in December 2015. The trips with other purposes (as a guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) in December 2016 composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 53.4%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 24.2%, and with holiday and recreation purpose - 22.4%.

In December 2016, the number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 531.1 thousand or by 20.4% more in comparison with December 2015. An increase was registered in the trips by all observed purposes: with professional purpose - by 34.0%, with holiday and recreation purpose - by 19.9%, and with other purposes - by 15.8%.

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