Purpose of travel Number of inbound trips, thousands Length of stay of visitors, thousand days Average length of stay of visitors, days Expenditures of visitors, million HUF Expenditures per day per person, thousand HUF
2017
Visitors arrived by air 5,441 34,384 6.3 854,711 24.9
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 4,008 19,288 4.8 614,539 31.9
Visiting friends and relatives 540 6,275 11.6 91,873 14.6
Shopping 2 5 2.6 170 36.9
Wellness, health care 17 171 10.3 6,312 36.8
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 69 4,700 68.0 26,769 5.7
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 767 3,106 4.1 106,516 34.3
Working 38 838 21.8 8,532 10.2
Transit
Visitors arrived by road 49,521 90,060 1.8 977,702 10.9
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 10,510 37,752 3.6 374,621 9.9
Visiting friends and relatives 4,357 10,309 2.4 63,838 6.2
Shopping 10,212 10,374 1.0 177,048 17.1
Wellness, health care 1,601 5,554 3.5 108,156 19.5
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,278 1,496 1.2 5,836 3.9
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 1,404 2,068 1.5 110,279 53.3
Working 1,918 3,318 1.7 21,704 6.5
Transit 18,242 19,189 1.1 116,220 6.1
Inbound trips 54,962 124,444 2.3 1,832,412 15
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 14,518 57,040 3.9 989,160 17.3
Visiting friends and relatives 4,897 16,583 3.4 155,711 9.4
Shopping 10,214 10,379 1.0 177,219 17.1
Wellness, health care 1,617 5,726 3.5 114,467 20.0
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,347 6,197 4.6 32,605 5.3
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 2,170 5,174 2.4 216,795 41.9
Working 1,956 4,156 2.1 30,236 7.3
Transit 18,242 19,189 1.1 116,220 6.1
2018
Visitors arrived by air 6,113 37,039 6.1 988,900 26.7
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 4,577 23,993 5.2 754,225 31.4
Visiting friends and relatives 615 6,357 10.3 88,092 13.9
Shopping 11 52 4.9 2,536 48.5
Wellness, health care 24 110 4.6 4,727 43.0
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 109 2,888 26.5 26,086 9.0
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 732 2,733 3.7 103,011 37.7
Working 45 904 20.0 10,224 11.3
Transit
Visitors arrived by road 51,554 93,056 1.8 1,077,879 11.6
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 10,896 35,513 3.3 389,674 11.0
Visiting friends and relatives 4,572 11,781 2.6 78,109 6.6
Shopping 10,163 10,280 1.0 177,995 17.3
Wellness, health care 1,820 5,631 3.1 133,935 23.8
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,351 1,507 1.1 7,606 5.0
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 1,719 2,602 1.5 111,860 43.0
Working 2,160 5,316 2.5 34,023 6.4
Transit 18,873 20,427 1.1 144,677 7.1
Inbound trips 57,667 130,095 2.3 2,066,780 15.9
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 15,473 59,506 3.8 1,143,899 19.2
Visiting friends and relatives 5,187 18,138 3.5 166,201 9.2
Shopping 10,173 10,333 1.0 180,530 17.5
Wellness, health care 1,844 5,740 3.1 138,662 24.2
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,460 4,396 3.0 33,692 7.7
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 2,452 5,335 2.2 214,871 40.3
Working 2,205 6,220 2.8 44,247 7.1
Transit 18,873 20,427 1.1 144,677 7.1
2019
Visitors arrived by air 7,029 43,405 6.2 1,106,847 25.5
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 5,274 27,361 5.2 818,486 29.9
Visiting friends and relatives 804 9,137 11.4 126,364 13.8
Shopping 18 134 7.4 2,454 18.3
Wellness, health care 40 303 7.6 10,751 35.4
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 73 2,787 38.3 22,537 8.1
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 764 3,024 4.0 114,858 38.0
Working 57 658 11.5 11,396 17.3
Transit
Visitors arrived by road 54,368 95,058 1.7 1,203,263 12.7
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 10,198 33,724 3.3 439,943 13.0
Visiting friends and relatives 3,953 9,995 2.5 68,362 6.8
Shopping 10,919 11,104 1.0 215,922 19.4
Wellness, health care 2,489 6,483 2.6 142,763 22.0
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,790 2,346 1.3 14,593 6.2
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 2,021 2,966 1.5 96,455 32.5
Working 2,721 7,041 2.6 50,738 7.2
Transit 20,278 21,398 1.1 174,488 8.2
Inbound trips 61,397 138,463 2.3 2,310,110 16.7
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 15,471 61,085 3.9 1,258,428 20.6
Visiting friends and relatives 4,757 19,132 4.0 194,726 10.2
Shopping 10,938 11,238 1.0 218,376 19.4
Wellness, health care 2,528 6,786 2.7 153,514 22.6
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,863 5,133 2.8 37,130 7.2
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 2,785 5,990 2.2 211,314 35.3
Working 2,779 7,700 2.8 62,134 8.1
Transit 20,278 21,398 1.1 174,488 8.2
2020a
Visitors arrived by air 1,841 18,854 10.2 339,818 18.0
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 1,143 6,309 5.5 171,746 27.2
Visiting friends and relatives 348 4,551 13.1 65,558 14.4
Shopping .. .. .. .. ..
Wellness, health care .. .. .. .. ..
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 48 4,363 90.6 29,598 6.8
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 254 1,252 4.9 47,456 37.9
Working 32 2,242 69.9 20,943 9.3
Transit .. .. .. .. ..
Visitors arrived by road 29,800 52,090 1.7 714,524 13.7
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 4,692 16,029 3.4 204,425 12.8
Visiting friends and relatives 2,150 5,018 2.3 31,553 6.3
Shopping 5,675 5,795 1.0 120,299 20.8
Wellness, health care 1,218 2,652 2.2 85,759 32.3
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,309 2,502 1.9 37,535 15.0
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 1,196 2,799 2.3 75,228 26.9
Working 2,551 5,905 2.3 55,317 9.4
Transit 11,009 11,388 1.0 104,408 9.2
Inbound trips 31,641 70,944 2.2 1,054,342 14.9
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 5,834 22,339 3.8 376,171 16.8
Visiting friends and relatives 2,497 9,568 3.8 97,111 10.1
Shopping 5,676 5,796 1.0 120,330 20.8
Wellness, health care 1,232 2,787 2.3 90,235 32.4
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 1,357 6,866 5.1 67,133 9.8
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 1,450 4,052 2.8 122,685 30.3
Working 2,583 8,148 3.2 76,260 9.4
Transit 11,010 11,389 1.0 104,419 9.2
2021b
Visitors arrived by air 2,163 27,018 12.5 499,767 18.5
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 929 5,317 5.7 168,209 31.6
Visiting friends and relatives 565 8,742 15.5 118,627 13.6
Shopping
1c
8c
7.0c
214c
26.3c
Wellness, health care 10 86 8.6 4,390 50.9
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 84 7,045 84.0 66,041 9.4
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 500 2,783 5.6 103,002 37.0
Working 74 3,036 40.8 39,285 12.9
Transit .. .. .. .. ..
Visitors arrived by road 34,524 58,514 1.7 845,792 14.5
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 4,382 18,238 4.2 257,229 14.1
Visiting friends and relatives 2,274 5,187 2.3 41,639 8.0
Shopping 4,416 4,500 1.0 112,650 25.0
Wellness, health care 1,125 1,673 1.5 89,585 53.5
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 812 1,178 1.5 11,715 9.9
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 1,835 3,900 2.1 115,766 29.7
Working 3,563 6,960 2.0 56,320 8.1
Transit 16,116 16,878 1.0 160,887 9.5
Inbound trips 36,688 85,531 2.3 1,345,559 15.7
Of which:
Holiday, leisure and recreation 5,311 23,556 4.4 425,438 18.1
Visiting friends and relatives 2,839 13,929 4.9 160,266 11.5
Shopping 4,417 4,508 1.0 112,864 25.0
Wellness, health care 1,135 1,759 1.6 93,975 53.4
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, transit, other) 896 8,223 9.2 77,755 9.5
Business tourism, conference, congress, cross border trading 2,335 6,683 2.9 218,768 32.7
Working 3,638 9,996 2.7 95,605 9.6
Transit 16,116 16,878 1.0 160,887 9.5

Footnotes

aDue to the coronavirus epidemic in 2020, emergency measures were introduced, and the border traffic was significantly lower than usual. Because of to the low number of data providers, the reliability of the published data has decreased and they are only to a limited extent comparable with the data of previous periods. As a result of a border closure ordered due to the coronavirus epidemic, data collection on international tourism was suspended in the second quarter of 2020, so the data for the period were made using model estimation.
bDue to the coronavirus epidemic in 2021, emergency measures were introduced, and the border traffic was significantly lower than usual. Because of to the low number of data providers, the reliability of the published data has decreased and they are only to a limited extent comparable with the data of previous periods.
cThe accuracy of the estimate is not reliable.
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