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Tourism, catering

Tourism is the activity of people who travel from their usual environment to another place, where they spend no more than one year for recreational, business or other purposes, but do not engage in gainful activity. 'Tourism and catering' includes statistics on the transit traffic of border crossings in Hungary, on the demand side of inbound, domestic and outbound tourism as well as on tourists, their journeys and related spending. In addition, it contains statistics on the capacity, guest turnover and revenues of commercial accommodation establishments and non-profit and for-profit other accommodation establishments in Hungary, as well as the characteristics of catering units operated in Hungary.

Key figures

Share of the section of accommodation and food services in gross value added

Indicator description

Share of the section of accommodation and food services in gross value added of the national economy at current basic prices.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2019

Change in the number of tourism nights spent in commercial accommodation establishments

Indicator description

Percentage change of tourism nights spent in commercial accommodation establishments compared to the same period last year.
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: August 2020

Capacity of commercial accommodation establishments

Indicator description

Changes in the number of bed-places in commercial accommodation establishments (hotels, boarding houses, camping sites, bungalows and community hostels).
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: 2019

Tourism balance

Indicator description

Balance of tourism-related income and expenditure
Source of data: Summary Tables (STADAT)
Last data for period: Q1 2020

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First releases

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Commercial accommodation establishments, August 2020 07/10/2020 16/01/2018

Publications

Released
Hungary, 1st quarters 2020 19/10/2020
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2019 25/09/2020
International trips, Quarter 1 2020 17/08/2020
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2019 01/07/2020
International trips, Quarter 4 2019 20/04/2020
Hungary, 1st–3rd quarters 2019 20/12/2019
Regional Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2018 20/12/2019
International trips, Quarter 3 2019 12/12/2019
Hungary, 1st semester 2019 14/10/2019
Statistical Yearbook of Hungary, 2018 30/09/2019
International trips, Quarter 2 2019 16/09/2019
Hungary, 2018 27/08/2019
Hungary, 1st quarter 2019 14/08/2019
Statistical pocketbook of Hungary, 2018 06/08/2019
International trips, Quarter 1 2019 25/06/2019
International trips, Quarter 4 2018 26/03/2019

Summary tables (STADAT) ( infra-annual data annual data )

Latest update Next update
4.4. Tourism 08/05/2020

International trips

4.5.1. The number of inbound trips to Hungary and the related expenditures 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.2. The number of inbound trips to Hungary and the related expenditures by countries 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.3.2. The main indicators (number of trips, length of stay and spending) of inbound trips to Hungary by main motivation of the trip (changed motivational classification) 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.4. Related expenditures to inbound trips to Hungary by facility groups 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.5.2. The number of inbound trips to Hungary by age groups and main motivation of the trip (changed motivational classification) 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.7.2. The main indicators of outbound trips, by main motivation of travel (changed motivational classification) 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.8. Spending on trips abroad by structure of consumption 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.9. Tourism related revenues, expenditures and balance (National Bank of Hungary /NBH/, balance of payments, export, import and balance data of the travel line according to the BPM6 methodology) 05/06/2020 04/12/2020
4.5.1. The number of inbound trips to Hungary and the related expenditures 04/03/2020
4.5.2. The number of inbound trips to Hungary and the related expenditures by countries 04/03/2020
4.5.3. The number of inbound trips to Hungary and the related expenditures by motivation 04/03/2020
4.5.4. The main indicators of inbound trips to Hungary by mode of transport and main motivation of the trip 04/03/2020
4.5.5. The number of inbound trips to Hungary and the related expenditures by mode of transport and countries 04/03/2020
4.5.6. Related expenditures to inbound trips to Hungary by facility groups 04/03/2020
4.5.7. Length of stay of inbound trips to Hungary 04/03/2020
4.5.8. Distribution of inbound trips to Hungary by region 04/03/2020
4.5.9. Number, average length of stay and expenditure of outbound trips 04/03/2020
4.5.10. Expenditures relating to outbound trips by facility groups 04/03/2020
4.5.11. Distribution of leisure trips abroad by type of destination 04/03/2020

Residents' tourism

4.5.10. Main data of domestic trips by purpose of the trip 09/10/2020 15/12/2020
4.5.11. Length of stay on domestic trips by type of trips 09/10/2020 15/12/2020
4.5.12. Number of domestic trips with overnight stay by destination 09/10/2020 15/12/2020
4.5.13. Length of stay on domestic trips with overnight stay by destination 09/10/2020 15/12/2020
4.5.12. Summary data of domestic trips with overnight stay 06/04/2020
4.5.13. Length of domestic trips with overnight stay by destination 06/04/2020
4.5.14. Number and duration of domestic trips with overnight stay by main motivation 06/04/2020

Commercial accommodation establishments

4.5.14. Capacity of commercial accommodation establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
4.5.15. Tourist arrivals at commercial accommodation establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
4.5.16. Tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
4.5.17. Tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments by priority countries 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
4.5.18. Tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments by tourism region 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
4.5.19. Gross revenue from accommodation fees at commercial accommodation establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
4.5.20. Summary data of hotels 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
4.5.21. Gross revenue from accommodation fees at commercial accommodation establishments by type of accommodation 07/10/2020 06/11/2020

Accommodations

4.5.15. Capacity of commercial accommodation establishments, 31 July 08/05/2020
4.5.16. Tourist arrivals and tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments 08/05/2020
4.5.17. Tourist arrivals at commercial accommodation establishments 08/05/2020
4.5.18. Tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments 08/05/2020
4.5.19. Tourist arrivals and tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments by tourism region 08/05/2020
4.5.20. Income from accommodation fee of commercial accommodation establishments 08/05/2020
4.5.21. Capacity and arrivals at other profit-oriented accommodation establishments, 31 December 08/05/2020
4.5.22. Capacity of and arrivals in non-profit collective accommodation establishments 08/05/2020

Catering units

4.5.23. Sales and volume indices of catering units 09/10/2020 10/11/2020
4.5.24. Sales of catering by major commodity groups 15/09/2020 15/12/2020
4.5.25. Number of catering units 15/05/2020 20/11/2020
4.5.23. Number of catering units by type of units 15/05/2020
4.5.24. Sales of catering units 10/09/2020 10/12/2020
4.5.25. Sales of catering by major commodity groups 15/09/2020 15/12/2020

Tour operator activities

4.5.26. Number and performance of travel agencies and tour operators 30/09/2020

Regional Data

6.4.5.1. Number of tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments 07/08/2020 06/11/2020
6.4.5.2. Number of international tourist nights az commercial accommodation establishments 07/08/2020 06/11/2020
6.4.5.3. Number of catering units 15/05/2020 20/11/2020
6.4.5.1. Number of bed-places at commercial accommodation establishments, 31 July 08/05/2020
6.4.5.2. Tourist arrivals and tourism nights at commercial accommodation establishments 08/05/2020
6.4.5.3. Tourist arrivals and tourism nights in hotels 08/05/2020
6.4.5.4. Average length of stay at commercial accommodation establishments 08/05/2020
6.4.5.5. Number of catering units, 31. December 15/05/2020
6.4.5.6. Number of catering units by type of units, 31. December 15/05/2020
6.4.5.7. Main characteristics, visitors, turnover and provided services of baths 31/08/2020

Dissemination database ( infra-annual data annual data )

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Accommodation services

Variables of spa hotels 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
Income of Commercial Accommodation Establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
Capacity of Commercial Accommodation Establishments, Monthly Data 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
Occupancy Rate of Commercial Accommodation Establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
Foreign Tourist Arrivals and Foreign Tourism Nights in Commercial Accommodation Establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
Data of Széchenyi voucher of Commercial Accommodation Establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
Tourist Arrivals and Tourism Nights in Commercial Accommodation Establishments 07/10/2020 06/11/2020
Number of tourists and tourist nights in other profit-oriented accommodation establishments 2010 - 25/09/2020
Capacity of Commercial Accommodation Establishments, 31 July in the Reference Year 07/05/2020
Capacity of other profit-oriented accommodation establishments 2010 - 07/05/2020 05/06/2020
Variables of spa hotels 12/11/2019
Foreign Tourist Arrivals and Foreign Tourism Nights in Public Accommodation Establishments 17/06/2016
Public accommodation establishments' data on settlement level - highlighted settlements' data 17/06/2016
Number of tourist arrivals and tourism nights of private accommodation establishments 06/09/2013
Income of Public Accommodation Establishments 11/04/2012
Capacity of Public Accommodation Establishments, 31 July in the Reference Year 11/04/2012
Capacity of private accommodation establishments 12/08/2010
Capacity of Public Accommodation Establishments, Monthly Data 10/02/2010
Income of Public Accommodation Establishments 08/12/2009
Occupancy Rate of Public Accommodation Establishments 03/09/2009
Occupancy Rate of Public Accommodation Establishments 03/09/2009
Tourist Arrivals and Tourism Nights in Public Accommodation Establishments 02/09/2009
Tourist Arrivals and Tourism Nights in Public Accommodation Establishments 02/09/2009
Capacity of Public Accommodation Establishments, Monthly Data 11/08/2009
Capacity of Public Accommodation Establishments, 31 July in the Reference Year 11/08/2009

Tourism demand

BusTraffic at the Border 13/10/2020 17/11/2020
Vehicle Traffic at the Border 13/10/2020 17/11/2020
Vehicle Traffic at the Border (Road) 13/10/2020 17/11/2020
Vehicle Traffic at the Border (exclude water-way) 13/10/2020 17/11/2020
Road Vehicle Traffic at the Border 13/10/2020 17/11/2020
Passenger Traffic at the Border 13/10/2020 17/11/2020
Same-day domestic trips for tourism purpose 09/10/2020 15/12/2020
Characteristics of domestic trips with ovenight stay 09/10/2020 15/12/2020
Outbound trips of population 18/06/2020 04/12/2020
The number of inbound trips to Hungary by gender and age groups 2017- 18/06/2020 04/12/2020
Related expenditures to inbound trips to Hungary 2017- 18/06/2020 04/12/2020
Main indicators of inbound trips 2017- 18/06/2020 04/12/2020
Travel activity 07/05/2020
The number of inbound trips to Hungary by gender and age groups 2007-2018 09/03/2020 05/06/2020
Related expenditures to inbound trips to Hungary 2007-2018 09/03/2020 05/06/2020
Main indicators of inbound trips 2007-2018 09/03/2020 05/06/2020

Catering units (number, income, turnover)

Number of Wine Growers' Taverns 21/09/2020 23/11/2020
Number of Wine Growers' Taverns 21/09/2020
Number of catering units 21/09/2020 23/11/2020
Number of catering units 15/08/2016
Number of catering units 15/08/2016

Data visualisations

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