Motivation 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022
Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1 Q2 Q3 Q4 Q1a Q2b Q3c Q4d Q1e Q2f Q3g Q4h Q1e Q2i Q3j Q4
Number of trips, thousands
Same-day trips
Holidays, leisure and recreation 585 713 883 586 716 801 1,046 636 530 220 654 199 32 237 674 340 385 859 854
Visiting friends and relatives 303 416 434 382 368 513 599 447 363 166 386 282 228 349 375 370 362 385 401
Shopping 1,109 1,248 1,422 1,304 1,344 1,265 1,490 1,327 1,032 268 554 356 102 382 819 701 630 689 731
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, other) 165 107 106 154 228 218 152 177 159 148 81 93 94 101 95 91 96 131 110
Business, conference, cross border trading 373 455 446 287 277 304 260 237 164 183 90 92 100 190 197 176 139 132 139
Working 598 643 872 567 702 713 934 733 622 853 686 639 844 1,029 754 621 597 719 917
Total 3,132 3,581 4,163 3,280 3,636 3,812 4,481 3,558 2,870 1,838 2,451 1,661 1,401 2,288 2,914 2,299 2,210 2,916 3,152
Multi-day trips
Holidays, leisure and recreation 705 939 1,720 830 770 1,088 1,941 749 611 122 487 15 11 100 910 283 375 753 1,428
Visiting friends and relatives 653 699 878 658 664 716 747 682 579 77 267 95 118 228 443 407 389 517 442
Shoppingk 14 23 16 30 25 36 38 15 19 8 32 9 10 17 16 21 35 35 12
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, other)k 41 35 14 29 36 81 45 64 48 18 11 10 20 36 29 43 25 37 40
Business, conference, cross border trading 95 141 110 141 129 199 120 171 118 106 51 78 75 118 77 140 132 176 164
Working 174 229 217 258 270 279 248 259 236 469 181 260 390 299 217 351 274 273 296
Total 1,681 2,066 2,956 1,946 1,895 2,398 3,140 1,940 1,611 801 1,029 467 623 798 1,693 1,244 1,230 1,791 2,383
Total length of stay of trips, thousand days
Same-day trips
Holidays, leisure and recreation 585 713 883 586 716 801 1,046 636 530 220 654 199 32 237 674 340 385 859 854
Visiting friends and relatives 303 416 434 382 368 513 599 447 363 166 386 282 228 349 375 370 362 385 401
Shopping 1,109 1,248 1,422 1,304 1,344 1,265 1,490 1,327 1,032 268 554 356 102 382 819 701 630 689 731
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, other) 165 107 106 154 228 218 152 177 159 148 81 93 94 101 95 91 96 131 110
Business, conference, cross border trading 373 455 446 287 277 304 260 237 164 183 90 92 100 190 197 176 139 132 139
Working 598 643 872 567 702 713 934 733 622 853 686 639 844 1,029 754 621 597 719 917
Total 3,132 3,581 4,163 3,280 3,636 3,812 4,481 3,558 2,870 1,838 2,451 1,661 1,401 2,288 2,914 2,299 2,210 2,916 3,152
Multi-day trips
Holidays, leisure and recreation 3,768 5,664 11,390 4,359 4,845 6,707 14,582 4,360 3,379 747 3,406 98 115 684 7,226 1,933 2,308 4,382 10,689
Visiting friends and relatives 3,524 4,008 4,447 3,119 3,933 4,483 3,878 3,444 3,047 443 1,705 429 507 960 2,335 2,513 2,351 3,319 3,019
Shoppingk 44 94 41 97 105 144 115 121 60 45 147 27 31 49 70 67 100 88 38
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, other)k 204 400 165 187 361 1,158 597 390 283 105 92 68 77 139 161 308 138 105 158
Business, conference, cross border trading 360 599 385 521 567 829 460 788 456 461 244 390 387 477 372 665 598 727 798
Working 834 1,371 1,237 1,190 2,528 2,056 1,541 1,717 1,042 1,649 825 1,018 1,251 1,127 838 1,514 973 990 1,482
Total 8,734 12,137 17,666 9,473 12,339 15,378 21,172 10,820 8,268 3,450 6,420 2,029 2,367 3,437 11,003 7,000 6,468 9,611 16,185
Spending of outbound trips, million HUF
Same-day trips
Holidays, leisure and recreation 4,176 4,446 5,462 5,583 5,998 5,053 8,155 5,543 4,493 1,688 5,277 1,845 106 2,465 4,967 2,865 3,477 9,077 6,553
Visiting friends and relatives 1,738 2,827 2,584 2,636 2,413 2,839 3,621 2,320 2,395 1,017 2,275 1,542 1,590 2,504 3,031 3,381 2,972 3,802 4,659
Shopping 25,473 30,340 34,000 40,082 27,157 33,801 47,789 37,981 26,228 10,188 19,757 15,216 3,199 11,971 24,213 24,452 20,660 26,678 42,242
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, other) 1,483 769 1,100 1,353 2,304 1,878 1,112 1,418 1,434 2,024 1,461 2,373 700 2,607 1,364 1,005 956 1,110 925
Business, conference, cross border trading 5,944 7,704 6,437 4,944 4,833 4,382 5,499 3,649 2,577 3,001 2,092 1,503 1,626 4,232 4,851 3,730 2,911 4,212 5,167
Working 3,295 3,873 4,739 4,206 3,953 3,491 4,020 3,478 3,993 4,478 5,192 4,685 5,616 8,823 7,481 8,039 6,053 6,924 7,222
Total 42,110 49,960 54,322 58,804 46,658 51,443 70,197 54,389 41,120 22,396 36,054 27,164 12,837 32,602 45,906 43,473 37,030 51,804 66,769
Multi-day trips
Holidays, leisure and recreation 74,794 94,095 185,115 73,175 79,572 96,034 217,879 88,103 62,289 10,442 50,995 1,836 2,415 13,262 133,637 42,061 56,326 104,993 245,198
Visiting friends and relatives 30,354 35,124 36,110 26,069 28,519 28,646 29,843 27,158 27,090 2,818 12,982 3,525 4,344 7,968 21,036 23,858 26,510 40,308 37,200
Shoppingk 850 3,094 1,972 4,918 1,655 1,022 1,648 1,621 1,899 392 1,837 956 733 1,692 1,668 2,502 3,958 3,835 1,778
Other personal trips (education, health care, religion, hunting, other)k 2,200 2,294 1,253 1,617 1,996 4,839 2,481 3,378 2,676 758 732 629 634 893 1,940 3,177 1,739 1,484 2,705
Business, conference, cross border trading 10,936 25,873 12,728 18,831 14,143 24,227 12,423 25,210 18,265 13,573 6,490 14,032 14,608 17,504 14,832 25,397 22,949 30,785 33,827
Working 8,994 9,751 10,846 11,542 10,911 16,440 11,931 17,309 8,576 15,268 9,223 10,354 8,179 9,624 6,884 18,282 12,370 11,388 19,623
Total 128,126 170,231 248,024 136,152 136,796 171,207 276,205 162,779 120,794 43,250 82,259 31,332 30,913 50,943 179,996 115,276 123,851 192,792 340,332

Footnotes

aDue to emergency measures in response to the coronavirus epidemic, including a border closure introduced in mid-March and suspending data collections, data on tourism demand in the first quarter are only available for the period from 1 January to 13 March 2020, so they have only limited comparability with data from previous periods.
bIn the second quarter of 2020 due to the border closure ordered because of to the coronavirus epidemic emergency data surveys on tourism were paused. Thus, these data were generated by model estimation and imputation.
cDue to the coronavirus epidemic, border traffic in the third quarter was significantly lower than in the previous period, in addition, border crossing rules were tightened again from 1 September 2020, resulting in a further reduction in the number of respondents. Due to the above, the reliability of the published data has decreased and they have only limited comparability with data from previous periods.
dIn 2020. IV. quarter, border traffic was significantly lower than usual due to the border crossing rules that were still in force. Because of the low number of data providers, the reliability of published data has decreased and they are only to a limited extent comparable to data from previous periods.
eFrom March 10 2021, international border data collections were suspended due to the coronavirus emergency. Thus, the data of the first quarter can only be compared to the data of previous periods to a limited extent.
fFrom10 March to 26 April 2021, international border data collections were suspended due to the coronavirus emergency. Thus, the data of the first quarter can only be compared to the data of previous periods to a limited extent.
gDue to the coronavirus epidemic, in the previous year the border crossing rules were tightened again from 1 September 2020, resulting a significant reduction in the number of respondents. Due to the above, the reliability of the published data has decreased and they have only limited comparability with data from previous periods.
hDue to the coronavirus epidemic, the number of respondents decreased significantly in the same period of the previous year. Because of it, the reliability of the published data has decreased and they are only to a limited extent comparable to the data of previous periods.
iIn April 10 2021, international border data collections were suspended due to the coronavirus emergency. Thus, the data of the second quarter can only be compared to the data of previous periods to a limited extent.
jDue to the war in Ukraine, the questionnaire survey on the Ukrainian border is suspended from the end of February 2022. Because of the above, the estimate for Q3 is not based on total visitor traffic (excluding the Ukrainian border section). The reliability of the published data has decreased and those are only to a limited extent comparable to the data of previous periods.
kThe accuracy of the estimate is not reliable.
.