More Britons travelled abroad last year than any other nationality, according to official data from the international trade body for aviation. In 2018, 126.2 million passengers were British – totalling 8.6 per cent, roughly one in 12, of all international travellers.
How many Brits go abroad each year?
In 2019, the average UK resident was abroad for a total of 9.7 nights and spent £670 while there. In total, 93.1 million trips were taken, amounting to £62.3 billion spent abroad by tourists from the UK.
What percentage of UK population go abroad on holiday?
Difficulties for the beleaguered international travel industry look set to continue after it was revealed that just 19 per cent of Brits plan on taking a holiday abroad this summer.
What percentage of Brits have been abroad?
One in ten Brits (eight per cent) have stayed in the UK their entire life and never once been abroad while a quarter (22 per cent) have never travelled on an aeroplane. The research, by travel search engine Kayak.co.uk, reveals the types of experiences we are missing out on as a result.
How many British people went abroad in 2019?
There were 93.1 million visits overseas by UK residents in 2019, the highest figure recorded by the International Passenger Survey (IPS). The number of visits in 2019 was 3% more than in 2018, when there were 90.6 million visits.
How many Brits Travelled abroad 2020?
UK residents made 939,000 visits abroad in Quarter 2 2020, which was 96% fewer than the corresponding period the previous year and was because of the coronavirus pandemic. UK residents spent £402 million on visits abroad in Quarter 2 2020; this was 98% less than in Quarter 2 2019.
Where do Brits go on holiday the most?
Spain is the most visited country by residents of the United Kingdom, with around 18.1 million visits made in 2019.
How many countries has the average British person visited?
A YouGov survey on behalf of London City Airport has found that the average Briton has visited 9.58 countries* – up from 7 countries when a similar survey was carried out in 2013.
How much do Brits spend abroad?
The annual spending of residents of the United Kingdom (UK) on holiday trips abroad increased significantly over the period from 2011 to 2019. The total amount spent by UK holidaymakers on visits abroad came to around 43.4 billion British pounds in 2019.
How often do Brits go on holiday?
The number of Britons taking a holiday is stable and remains high, with 86% of respondents saying they took a holiday either at home or abroad in the 12 months to August 2018 (87% in 2017). However, the average number of holidays taken has fallen from 3.8 to 3.4 per person.
What percentage of Brits have never left the country?
In the survey of 2,000 Britons by Kayak , a travel search website, eight per cent of respondents said they have never travelled abroad. More than half (52 per cent) of those surveyed have not been abroad in the last year, while 30 per cent haven’t ventured overseas in the past five years.
How much is British tourism worth to Spain?
Spain receives the largest proportion of UK outbound tourism spend, standing at £7.9 billion in 2016, equivalent to 18% of the world total and 31% of UK tourists’ entire spend in the EU27 countries.
Where do Brits go on holiday in France?
France was previously the best tourists’ destination to many Britons, but today France majority of tourists worldwide are visiting Paris for their summer holidays.
How many tourists visited the UK in 2020?
According to these estimates, the UK received 11.1 million inbound visits in 2020, a 73% decline from the visit levels seen in 2019.
Which is the most visited country in the world?
Most visited destinations by international tourist arrivals
|Rank||Destination||International tourist arrivals (2018)|
|3||United States||79.7 million|
Where do Brits go abroad?
Europe is the most popular destination for UK residents, accounting for 80 per cent of visits abroad. Spain has been the most popular country to visit since 1994, with 13.8 million visits in 2005. France was second in popularity, with 11.1 million visits.