Tourism Statistics, II. Quarter: April-June, 2013
Tourism income increased by 22.8% compared to same quarter of previous year
In the second quarter; which is April, May and June months of 2013, tourism income increased by 22.8% and reached $ 8 677 385 thousand. While 84.6% of this income was obtained from foreign visitors, 15.4% was obtained from citizens resident abroad.
Visitors organise their travel individually or with package tour. While individual expenditures constituted $ 6 465 783 thousand of the total tourism income, $ 2 211 601 thousand of tourism income was obtained by package tour expenditures.Average expenditure of the visitors was $ 825 per capita
In this quarter while the average expenditure of the foreigners was $ 766 per capita, average expenditure of the Turkish citizens resident abroad was $ 1 335 per capita.Number of departing visitors increased by 12.8% compared to II. quarter of 2012
In this quarter number of departing visitors increased 12.8% compared to same quarter of previous year and reached to 10 514 909. While number of foreign visitors was 9 519 922, number of Turkish citizens resident abroad was 994 987. Tourism expenditure increased by 0.02% compared to II. quarter of 2012
Tourism expenditure which is the expenditure of the Turkish citizens resident in Turkey and visited abroad, increased by 0.02% compared to same quarter of previous year and reached to $ 1 286 831 thousand. While $ 1 048 081 thousand of total expenditures was individual expenditures, $ 238 750 thousand of tourism expenditures was package tour expenditures.Number of Turkish citizens visited abroad increased by 8.8%
In this quarter number of Turkish citizens visited abroad increased by 8.8% compared to same quarter of previous year and reached to 1 835 515. Average expenditure was $ 701 per capita. Tourism Income and Expenditure, II. Quarter 2013
The next release on this subject will be on October 31, 2013.