Poland: 96.5% less tourists in April 2020


In April this year, 86.4 thousand tourists were accommodated in tourist accommodation establishments and 326.2 thousand overnight stays were provided for them, Statistics Poland show.

This was lower by 96.5% and 94.5%, respectively, as compared to April 2019. A decrease in the number of tourists was also recorded in May.

Compared to the corresponding month of the previous year, the number of persons accommodated was lower by about 88.1%, according to estimates.

In the total number of tourists accommodated, domestic tourists (74.6 thousand) accounted for 86.3%, which was lower by 96.1% than in the same month last year. The number of foreign tourists (11.8 thousand) in accommodation establishments in April this year decreased by 97.9%.

The largest decrease was observed in establishments of Małopolskie Voivodship (by 99.1%), wheres the smallest one in establishments located in Podlaskie Voivodship (93.5%) and Opolskie Voivodship (93.6%).

Most persons were accommodated in Dolnośląskie Voivodship (13.7 thousand) and Mazowieckie Voivodship (12.1 thousand). In comparison with April 2019, there were significantly fewer of them – by 95.2% and 97.1% respectively.

The lowest number of tourists were accommodated in establishments located in Świętokrzyskie Voivodship (1.7 thousand) and Warmińsko-Mazurskie Voivodship (1.9 thousand), and the decrease in their number compared to the same month last year was 96.2% and 97.6% respectively.

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