Tourist activity of the population of the Republic of Croatia in 2016

first_imgIn 2016, 1,6 million people or 44,0% of the Croatian population aged 15 and over were on at least one private multi-day trip, according to data from the Central Bureau of Statistics (CBS).Thus, in 2016, a total of 3,8 million private trips were realized, of which 2,5 million (67,8%) were in Croatia and 1,2 million (32,2%) abroad. Most people traveled abroad to Bosnia and Herzegovina (21,5%), Italy (13,7%), Germany (12,0%), Austria (11,3%) and Slovenia (9,1%).The most common motives for going on a private multi-day trip are a visit to relatives and friends (1,2 million trips or 32,7%) and a vacation at sea (1,1 million trips or 28,3%).Most nights spent in unpaid accommodation The population of Croatia made a total of 23,1 million overnight stays on private multi-day trips, of which 16,8 million overnight stays (72,8%) were realized in Croatia and 6,3 million (27,2%) on trips abroad. On one trip, an average of 6,1 overnight stays were realized. On average, 6,6 nights were spent on trips in Croatia and 5,2 nights on trips abroad.According to the type of accommodation, most overnight stays were realized in unpaid accommodation facilities (16,5 million overnight stays or 71,5%), of which 8,6 million overnight stays were with relatives and friends, and 7,3 million in own houses and holiday flats (cottages) million overnight stays.The average cost was HRK 1 per trip Total expenditures on private multi-day trips amounted to HRK 6,5 billion, of which HRK 3,1 billion (48,8%) in Croatia and HRK 3,3 billion (51,2%) abroad. The average cost per trip was HRK 1.In 2016, 56% of the Croatian population did not travel, mostly for financial reasonsIn 2016, 2,0 million or 56,0% of the population of Croatia aged 15 and over did not travel on private multi-day trips. The most common reasons for not going on private multi-day trips (possibility of multiple answers) were: lack of financial resources (61,6%), health reasons (24,3%) and lack of free time due to family obligations (15,9%).Business travels more abroad In 2016, there were 318 thousand people or 8,8% of the Croatian population aged 15 and over on at least one business multi-day trip. A total of 784 thousand business trips were made, of which 380 thousand trips (48,5%) were in Croatia and 403 thousand (51,5%) abroad.Almost 7 million day trips were made  In 2016, the population of Croatia aged 15 and over made 6,8 million one-day trips, of which 6,1 million (88,8%) were private and 765 thousand (11,2%) business.For the first time in history, 100 million overnight stays were realized in CroatiaCroatian tourism achieved historic tourist results this weekend.The long-announced and long-awaited record of 100 million overnight stays was recorded for the first time in Croatian history in the eVisitor system, which contains tourist traffic generated in commercial and non-commercial facilities and nautical charter (eCrew system).This is the case from January 1 to October 29. In 2017, according to the first data, there were 17.8 million arrivals and 100.1 million overnight stays in Croatia. This is an increase of 13 percent in arrivals and 12 percent in overnight stays. The highest number of overnight stays was recorded in Germany, Slovenia, Austria, Poland and the Czech Republic, and looking at destinations, the highest number of overnight stays was recorded in Dubrovnik, Rovinj, Poreč, Medulin and Umag. Analyzing the turnover by type of accommodation, in the mentioned period most overnight stays were realized in household facilities (about 35 million), hotels (about 24 million) and camps (about 19 million).* The article is also available in Englishlast_img

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