Latvian residents make more day trips but fewer overnight stays

According to the latest data from the Central Statistical Bureau (CSB), in 2017, as compared to 2016, the number of same-day trips taken by Latvian residents grew by 5.8 % and their expenditure grew by 11.1 %. In contrast, compared to the previous year, the number of overnight trips reduced by 2.6 % though expenditure rose by 21.0 %.

In total Latvian residents spent EUR 930.9 million on all trips last year, which is EUR 141.4 million or 17.9 % more than a year ago.

Latvian residents go on same-day trips around Latvia 3 times more than on overnight trips

In 2017, Latvian residents went on 9.6 million same-day trips around Latvia, which is 5.1 % more than a year ago. Average expenditure per same-day trip amounted to EUR 24.2.

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