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Number Of Visitors Has Increased By 13.3% In 1Q2021

Number Of Visitors Has Increased By 13.3% In 1Q2021
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In the I quarter of 2022 the monthly average number of Georgian resident visitors aged 15 years or more equaled to 1.2 million, whose monthly average number of visits on the territory of Georgia corresponded to 1.3 million units. The monthly average number of visitors has increased by 13.3% in comparison to the corresponding data for the I quarter of the previous year, - show the preliminary data from the National Statistics Office of Georgia (Geostat).

According to the document, in the I quarter of 2022, the monthly average number of tourist visits of Georgian residents amounted to 626.7 thousand, which is 13.1 percent higher than the indicator of relevant period of the previous year.

In the I quarter of 2022, 38.0 percent of the visitors belonged to the age group of 31-50 years. Herewith, women accounted for 53.4 percent of the total number of visitors.

According to the survey results, 45.6% of visitors are the residents of Tbilisi, 11.0% - Kvemo Kartli region, 10.6% - Imereti, Racha-Lechkhumi and Kvemo Svaneti region, while the rest of the regions are represented by the lower share in the structure.

In the I quarter of 2022, the main purpose of majority visits (51.9%) was visiting friends/ relatives.

In the reporting period majority of the visits comes on Tbilisi (average 331.9 thousand visits per month) and Imereti region (211.7 thousand visits per month). The chart 6 shows the monthly average number of visits by the visited regions.

In the I quarter of 2022, the monthly average expenditure during the visits equaled to 210.0 million GEL. This indicator is 14.0 percent higher than the indicator of the relevant period of the previous year. As for the average expenditure per visit it has been increased by 2.0 percent and equaled to 152.2 GEL.