In August 2023, the number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 834.3 thousand, or 12.0% above the registered in August 2022.
The trips with holiday and recreation purpose composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 47.4%, followed by those with other purposes (as a guest, education and visiting cultural and sports events) - 39.1%, and with professional purpose - 13.5%.
Тhe number of visits of non-residents to Bulgaria was 2 077.6 thousand, or 9.5% more in comparison with the same month of the previous year. The predominant share of the visits was with holiday and recreation purpose - 50.5%, followed by trips with other purposes - 44.4%, and with professional purpose - 5.1%.
Transit passes through the country were 39.3% (815.9 thousand) of all visits of non-residents to Bulgaria.