Trips of Bulgarian Residents Abroad and Arrivals of Visitors from Abroad to Bulgaria in January 2013

In January 2013 the number of the trips of Bulgarian residents abroad was 266.2 thousand or by 9.3% more than the previous month and by 5.3% above the registered in January 2012. The trips with other purposes (as guest, education and visit the cultural and sport events) composed the greatest share of the total number of trips of Bulgarian residents abroad - 60.4%, followed by the trips with professional purpose - 22.4% and with holiday and recreation purposes - 17.2%.
Тhe number of arrivals of visitors from abroad to Bulgaria was 351.7 thousand which was by 11.4% less compared to December 2012 and by 4.3% above the level from January 2012. An increase in the visit with holiday and recreation purpose - by 7.2% and with professional purpose - by 7.4% was registered, while the arrivals with other purposes decreased by 8.2%.

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