Tourism in Andorra

Tourism in Andorra

Andorra recorded a total of five million tourists in 2020, ranking 36th in the world in absolute terms.
That smaller countries regularly perform lower in a comparison of the absolute number of guests, is obvious. By putting the tourist numbers in relation to the population of Andorra, the result is much more comparable picture: With 67.31 tourists per resident, Andorra ranked 2nd in the world. In Southern Europe, it ranked 1st.
Andorra generated around 1.91 billion US Dollar in the tourism sector alone. This corresponds to 57.36 percent of its the gross domestic product and approximately 2 percent of all international tourism receipts in Southern Europe.
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On average, each of the tourists arriving in 2019 spent about 196 US Dollars.
Tourism in Andorra

Development of the tourism sector in Andorra from 1999 to 2020

The following chart shows the number of tourist arrivals registered in Andorra each year. Anyone who spends at least one night in the country but does not live there for more than 12 months is considered a tourist. Insofar as the survey included the purpose of the trip, business trips and other non-tourism travel purposes have already been excluded. The number of people passing through within the same day, and e.g. crew members of ships or flights are also not considered as tourists in most countries. If the same person travels in and out more than once within the same year, each visit counts again.
Data in the chart are given in millions of tourists. The red line represents the average of all 14 countries in Southern Europe.
Tourists per year in Andorra

Revenues in tourism

In 2019, tourism revenues amounted to 1.91 billion USD, or about 60.54 percent of the gross national product. This corresponded to about 8.24 million tourists at that time and roughly 232 USD per person. Within 0 years, the country's dependence on tourism has decreased slightly. Before the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, sales took up $1.91 billion billion, 60.54 percent of gross national product. Thus, each visitor spent an average of $232 on their vacation in Andorra.
Full figures for 2020, the start of the Covid-19 pandemic, are not currently available. However, national and international travel has been restricted worldwide, and some countries have even been closed off from the outside world altogether. Dramatic revenue losses are expected, with some countries experiencing losses of up to more than 80%.
Tourism receipts in Andorra per year

All data for Andorra in detail

YearNumber of touristsReceipts% of GNPReceipts per tourist
20205.21 m
20198.24 m1.91 bn $60.54 %232 $
20188.33 m
20178.15 m
20168.03 m
20157.85 m
20147.80 m
20137.68 m
20127.90 m
20117.98 m
20108.55 m
20099.11 m
200810.19 m
200710.74 m
200610.74 m
200511.05 m
200411.67 m
200311.60 m
200211.51 m
200111.35 m
200010.99 m
19999.42 m

Our data on tourist numbers, revenues and expenditures are based on information from the World Tourism Organization. However, to ensure international comparability, the data for some years or countries were manually researched and corrected if they obviously included visitors without overnight stays. In these cases, the data were taken from the official communications of the respective national tourism authorities.
The WTO additionally points out that in some countries the number of tourists is only counted at airports, in others also at border crossings or even hotels. A comprehensive and reliable indication is therefore hardly possible in any country.
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