A quarter of Slovenian residents went on at least one private trip
In the 1st quarter of 2019, around 436,000 persons or 25% of the total resident population aged 15 years or more went on at least one private trip, which is 3 percentage points more than in the 1st quarter of 2018.
More than half of all private trips were made abroad
During this period, Slovenian residents made around 656,000 private trips, which is 1% more than in the 1st quarter of 2018. 44% of private trips were made in Slovenia and 56% were made abroad.
Majority of private trips involved one to three nights
Private trips in this period involved on average 3.3 overnight stays (2.4 overnight stays in Slovenia, 4.1 overnight stays abroad). Almost three quarters of private trips in this period (72%) were namely those which are classified as short trips (1–3 nights).
Average daily expenditure: EUR 69 per person
Average daily expenditure on private trips in this period amounted to around EUR 69 per person (EUR 48 in Slovenia, EUR 78 abroad). Tourists staying in hotels and similar accommodation establishments spent daily on average the most (EUR 104; EUR 68 in Slovenia, EUR 126 abroad) and tourists staying in their own secondary homes the least (EUR 22; EUR 17 in Slovenia, EUR 25 abroad).
A third of those who did not go on any private trip stayed at home due to lack of time
1,331,000 or 75% of Slovenian residents aged 15 years or more did not go on any private trip in the 1st quarter of 2019. 35% of them did not go due to lack of time, 22% due to financial reasons, 18% due to health reasons, 15% stated that the season was inappropriate for travelling and 11% did not feel the need to go.