Tourist arrivals and overnight stays, detailed data, Slovenia, April 2019

In April almost a fifth of all overnight stays in private accommodations - rented rooms, dwellings

Almost 1.1 million tourist overnight stays or 9% more than in April 2018 and more than 453,000 tourist arrivals or 11% more than in April 2018 were recorded in accommodation establishments in April 2019. Foreign tourists generated 75% of all tourist overnight stays.

  • 6/24/2019
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  • final data

In April fewer domestic tourists
More than 453,000 tourist arrivals and almost 1.1 million tourist overnight stays were recorded in Slovenia in April 2019. Domestic tourists generated almost 101,000 arrivals or 15% fewer than in April 2018 and almost 261,000 overnight stays or 14% fewer than in April 2018. Foreign tourists generated almost 353,000 arrivals or 22% more than in April 2018 and more than 794,000 overnight stays or 19% more than in April 2018. Foreign tourists again generated over 75% of all overnight stays.

The most foreign tourists from Italy
In April 2019 the key markets, from which the most foreign tourists with the most overnight stays in Slovenia came, were Italy (19% or almost 148,000 overnight stays), Austria (12%), Germany (11%), Serbia (4%) and Croatia (4%).

Compared to April 2018, the number of overnight stays increased for all key markets. The biggest increase was recorded by German tourists (by 46%), followed by Italian tourists (by 31%), Austrian tourists (by 12%), Croatian tourists (by 8%) and Serbian tourists (by 5%).

Most overnight stays in health (spa) resorts
In April 2019 the highest number of tourist overnight stays (25% or almost 264,000) was recorded in health (spa) resorts, followed by seaside resorts (21%), mountain resorts (20%), and municipality Ljubljana (18%).

Compared to April 2018, in all types of tourist municipalities the number of overnight stays increased. The increase in overnight stays was the highest in municipality Ljubljana (by 18%), followed by mountain and seaside resorts (by 12% in each) and health (spa) resorts (by 3%).

Almost 600,000 overnight stays in hotels
The highest number of overnight stays was recorded in hotels (56% or almost 593,000), followed by private accommodations - rented rooms, dwellings (18%) and camping sites  (8%).

Compared to April 2018, the highest increase was recorded for private accommodations - rented rooms, dwellings (by 22%), followed by hotels (by 9%) and camping sites  (by 5%).

Up to the end of April almost 3.5 million overnight stays
In the first four months of 2019 tourists generated almost 1.4 million arrivals and almost 3.5 million overnight stays or 6% more arrivals and 5% more overnight stays than in the same period of the previous year.

New data on tourist accommodation capacity
Along with final data for April 2019 we also published more detailed data on tourist accommodation capacity from 2010 on.

We also published additional data on tourist accommodation capacity in our annual publication in the SiStat Database.

More data in the SiStat Database
More detailed monthly data on tourist arrivals and overnight stays are published in the SiStat Database.
Tourism flow, Slovenia
Tourism flow, Slovenia
Source: SURS
Tourist arrivals and overnight stays by key markets from which the tourists come, April 2019 – final data
Tourist arrivalsOvernight stays
IV 2019I–IV 2019IV 2019
IV 2018
I–IV 2019
I–IV 2018
IV 2019I–IV 2019IV 2019
IV 2018
I–IV 2019
I–IV 2018
number
number
index
index
number
number
index
index
Total453,4901,374,844110.9105.61,055,1213,496,904108.6104.7
Domestic100,863461,94884.9101.2260,9181,279,94485.699.9
Foreign352,627912,896121.6107.9794,2032,216,960119.2107.7
  of foreign
  from Italy72,665176,966133.8104.5147,671371,887130.6106.1
  from Austria33,90493,520106.2105.293,045241,953111.5104.8
  from Germany32,10257,156143.6113.687,831157,560145.9114.4
  from Serbia16,42353,358111.5105.734,536141,193105.0102.0
  from Croatia15,44795,169108.3105.131,852240,756107.9104.8
Source: SURS
Tourist arrivals and overnight stays by types of municipalities and by tourist accommodations, April 2019 – final data
Tourist arrivalsOvernight stays
IV 2019I–IV 2019IV 2019
IV 2018
I–IV 2019
I–IV 2018
IV 2019I–IV 2019IV 2019
IV 2018
I–IV 2019
I–IV 2018
number
number
index
index
number
number
index
index
Total453,4901,374,844110.9105.61,055,1213,496,904108.6104.7
Types of tourist resorts
  Health (spa) resorts78,968320,181100.2103.2263,9611,023,513103.4102.9
  Mountain resorts103,487339,471114.5103.9207,282895,615111.9106.0
  Seaside resorts82,293196,741107.6106.1223,621529,397111.9105.7
  Ljubljana, the capital96,203247,606125.6113.6184,702490,499118.1110.6
  Urban municipalities38,926126,967101.299.180,318283,73698.098.2
  Other municipalities53,613143,878111.3107.695,237274,144103.0102.9
Accomm. Establishments
  Hotels259,371824,977109.8103.1592,6321,999,792108.7100.9
  Private accommodations - rented rooms, dwellings79,737227,476124.5152.0190,295633,283122.2164.2
  Camping sites31,21964,530110.6139.179,773168,635105.0127.1
  Youth hostels17,83145,887107.694.735,735101,835102.395.3
  Vacation establishments10,27339,21894.687.529,008119,38398.186.0
Source: SURS
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