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Macedonia's tourist numbers fall 2.9% y/y in Jan - table

Macedonia's tourist numbers fall 2.9% y/y in Jan - table

SKOPJE (Macedonia), March 12 (SeeNews) - The number of tourists visiting Macedonia fell by 2.9% no the year to 30,836 in January, the country's statistics office said on Wednesday.

Tourist overnights declined also by an annual 2.9% to 65,019 in January, with foreigners accounting for 30,928 of the total, the statistics office said in a statement.

Most foreign tourists visiting Macedonia in January came from Greece, followed by tourists from Albania, Serbia, Bulgaria, and Turkey.

Macedonia’s tourist numbers and overnights (y/y pct change in brackets):

  Jan'14 Dec'13
Tourists 30,836 (-2.9) 33,679 (+7.3)
- Domestic 14,496 (-5.8) 13,389 (-8.5)
- Foreign 16,340 (-0.2) 20,290 (+21.0)
Overnights 65,019 (-2.9) 69,024 (+9.1)
- Domestic 34,091 (-6.2) 27,900 (-8.9)
- Foreign 30,928 (+1.0) 41,124 (+26.0)
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