NSI: In Q2 of 2019, 1,219.8 thousand Bulgarian residents made tourist trips, 75.7% of them in the country22 August 2019 | 11:41 | FOCUS News Agency
Bulgarians aged 25-44 travelled the most – 548.0 thousand, or 44.9% of all persons traveling. Trips in the country are predominant in all age groups, with the highest being among persons aged 65 and over – 78.0% of the travellers in this age group. For trips abroad, the share of travellers aged 25-44 was the highest – 19.9% of travellers in the respective age group.
The majority of tourist trips both in the country (46.2%) and abroad (78.4%) were for the purpose of "holiday and recreation".
In the expenditures by type the highest relative share was the expenditure on food in domestic trips - 37.8%, while in trips abroad it was on transport - 29.0%.
In the second quarter of 2019, the average cost of traveling on personal trips per person was BGN 198.34 in the country and BGN 658.74 abroad.
At the same time, the average expenditure per person for a business trip was BGN 168.82 in the country and BGN 1,198.35 abroad.
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