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Overseas Travel

December 2015 - February 2016

     
 Irish Residents' Trips Overseas   Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence
  Trips to Ireland Great Britain Other EuropeNorth America Other Areas
   
Dec '13 - Feb '141,143,700 1,309,100 643,000407,100165,30093,700
Dec '14 - Feb '151,265,900 1,443,400 692,200480,700176,20094,300
Dec '15 - Feb '161,363,000 1,690,400 838,800550,000199,100102,600

Trips to Ireland increased by 17.1% for the period December 2015 – February 2016

Figure 1 Overseas Travel December 2015 - February 2016
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In the period December 2015 – February 2016, the total number of trips to Ireland increased by 17.1% to 1,690,400 - an overall increase of 247,000 compared to the same period twelve months earlier.  See tables 1 and 2.

 

Trips by residents of Great Britain increased by 21.2% to 838,800 while trips by residents of European Countries other than Great Britain (Other Europe) increased by 14.4% to 550,000.  Trips by residents of North America to Ireland increased by 13.0% to 199,100 while trips to Ireland from Other Areas increased by 8.8% to 102,600. See tables 1 and 2.

 

The total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during the period December 2015 – February 2016 increased by 7.7% to 1,363,000.  See tables 1 and 2.

 

The total number of trips (Irish residents’ trips overseas plus trips to Ireland) in the period December 2015 – February 2016 increased by 12.7% to 3,053,400 when compared with the same period twelve months earlier.  See tables 1 and 2.

 

Table 1 Overseas Trips for the period December - February, 2012 - 2016
        Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence
    Irish Residents' Trips Overseas       
     Trips to Ireland Great Britain Other EuropeNorth America Other Areas
Period All Trips   
Dec 12 - Feb 13 2,312,200 1,136,000 1,176,100 563,500393,400141,60077,700
            
Dec 13 - Feb 14 2,452,800 1,143,700 1,309,100 643,000407,100165,30093,700
            
Dec 14 - Feb 15 2,709,200 1,265,900 1,443,400 692,200480,700176,20094,300
            
Dec 15 - Feb 16 3,053,400 1,363,000 1,690,400 838,800550,000199,100102,600
Table 2 Annual Change in Overseas Trips for the period December - February, 2013 - 2016
        Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence
    Irish Residents' Trips Overseas       
     Trips to Ireland Great Britain Other EuropeNorth America Other Areas
Period All Trips   
Change versus corresponding period of previous year (number)
Dec 13 - Feb 14 140,600 7,700 133,000 79,50013,70023,70016,000
            
Dec 14 - Feb 15 256,400 122,200 134,300 49,20073,60010,900600
            
Dec 15 - Feb 16 344,200 97,100 247,000 146,60069,30022,9008,300
            
Change versus corresponding period of previous year (%)
Dec 13 - Feb 14 6.1 0.7 11.3 14.13.516.720.6
            
Dec 14 - Feb 15 10.5 10.7 10.3 7.718.16.60.6
            
Dec 15 - Feb 16 12.7 7.7 17.1 21.214.413.08.8
Table 3 Overseas Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence for the period December - February, 2012 - 2016
  December - February
  Dec '12 Dec '13 Dec '14 Dec '15
Area of Residence1  - Feb '13  - Feb '14  - Feb '15  - Feb '16
Total Overseas Trips to Ireland 1,176,100 1,309,100 1,443,400 1,690,400
         
Great Britain 563,500 643,000 692,200 838,800
Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg  45,700 49,000 58,700 77,000
France 59,300 62,300 79,700 88,100
Germany 61,300 71,300 81,800 91,000
Italy 36,400 37,200 51,800 55,000
Spain 42,700 48,500 54,400 64,900
Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark 33,700 28,600 28,900 40,200
Other Europe2 114,300 110,200 125,400 133,700
USA and Canada 141,600 165,300 176,200 199,100
Australia, New Zealand and Other Oceania2 30,300 39,800 37,300 35,900
Other Areas2 47,400 53,900 57,000 66,700
1Country estimates are subject to high levels of sample variation and therefore should be interpreted with caution. See Background Notes.
2See Background Notes for countries included.
Table 4 Overseas Trips in each calendar quarter, 2008 - 2015
         Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence
     Irish Residents' Trips Overseas       
      Trips to Ireland Great Britain Other EuropeNorth America Other Areas
YearPeriod All Trips   
2008Quarter 1 3,304,700 1,762,500 1,542,200 849,500480,200155,90056,700
 Quarter 2 4,210,200 2,050,800 2,159,400 1,023,200729,000312,10095,200
 Quarter 3 4,900,700 2,428,300 2,472,400 1,148,900839,900357,200126,400
 Quarter 4 3,300,800 1,635,800 1,665,000 850,900561,200179,40073,500
 Total 15,716,400 7,877,400 7,839,000 3,872,4002,610,3001,004,600351,700
             
2009Quarter 1 2,941,900 1,539,800 1,402,200 722,400488,700142,20048,800
 Quarter 2 3,801,500 1,899,600 1,901,900 858,500658,200305,00080,300
 Quarter 3 4,314,400 2,137,100 2,177,300 956,100757,600356,400107,300
 Quarter 4 2,918,900 1,472,900 1,446,100 720,100477,800176,80071,500
 Total 13,976,900 7,049,300 6,927,500 3,257,0002,382,300980,400307,900
             
2010Quarter 1 2,523,900 1,439,200 1,084,800 526,600366,500137,30054,200
 Quarter 2 3,214,500 1,673,100 1,541,400 701,700500,500264,00075,200
 Quarter 3 4,133,800 2,137,200 1,996,600 852,600700,900332,800110,200
 Quarter 4 2,736,800 1,322,500 1,414,300 657,600477,300201,40078,100
 Total 12,609,100 6,572,000 6,037,100 2,738,5002,045,200935,600317,800
             
2011Quarter 1 2,445,200 1,266,400 1,178,800 550,700407,800154,70065,600
 Quarter 2 3,558,000 1,753,000 1,805,000 760,700647,500303,80092,900
 Quarter 3 4,114,100 1,962,400 2,151,700 911,600763,200352,400124,600
 Quarter 4 2,680,700 1,311,000 1,369,700 655,200464,700176,20073,600
 Total 12,798,000 6,292,800 6,505,200 2,878,1002,283,200987,100356,700
             
2012Quarter 1 2,399,900 1,234,800 1,165,100 562,400392,800144,70065,200
 Quarter 2 3,544,700 1,727,500 1,817,300 735,200672,400305,700104,000
 Quarter 3 4,099,900 2,003,200 2,096,700 830,200776,800365,200124,500
 Quarter 4 2,798,400 1,360,400 1,438,000 646,400505,400201,30085,000
 Total 12,842,900 6,325,800 6,517,200 2,774,2002,347,4001,016,900378,600
             
2013Quarter 1 2,460,600 1,208,900 1,251,700 570,200444,000168,80068,700
 Quarter 2 3,645,400 1,752,400 1,893,000 726,900705,200350,800110,100
 Quarter 3 4,293,500 2,032,600 2,261,000 904,700786,200415,000155,000
Quarter 42,909,400 1,329,300 1,580,100 727,100527,600223,500102,000
 Total 13,309,000 6,323,100 6,985,900 2,928,9002,463,0001,158,100435,900
             
2014Quarter 1 2,496,100 1,153,500 1,342,500 635,500447,400178,90080,700
 Quarter 23,917,400 1,790,800 2,126,600 837,700770,600395,600122,600
Quarter 3 4,552,000 2,111,700 2,440,400 922,600861,100490,000166,700
Quarter 4 3,153,400 1,458,500 1,694,900 768,100559,000264,100103,700
 Total 14,118,900 6,514,500 7,604,400 3,163,9002,638,1001,328,600473,800
2015Quarter 12,837,400 1,306,100 1,531,300 725,800526,000191,20088,300
Quarter 24,272,500 1,927,500 2,344,900 886,200850,900468,100139,700
Quarter 34,957,400 2,186,500 2,770,900 1,050,400987,000550,100183,400
Quarter 43,540,800 1,544,800 1,995,900 884,500679,400304,800127,200
 Total 15,608,000 6,965,000 8,643,100 3,546,9003,043,4001,514,200538,600
Table 5 Overseas Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence, 2014 - 2015
 20142015 2014 2015
Area of Residence1   Quarter 1Quarter 2Quarter 3Quarter 4 Quarter 1Quarter 2Quarter 3Quarter 4
Total Overseas Trips to Ireland7,604,4008,643,100 1,342,5002,126,6002,440,4001,694,900 1,531,3002,344,9002,770,9001,995,900
             
Great Britain3,163,9003,546,900 635,500837,700922,600768,100 725,800886,2001,050,400884,500
Belgium, Netherlands and Luxembourg 274,700326,000 52,60074,70084,40063,000 60,80080,20095,80089,200
France455,700504,700 69,400149,000149,80087,600 87,500159,600156,300101,200
Germany557,200629,300 82,600170,600188,800115,200 86,300196,100213,800133,100
Italy257,800321,400 43,90062,20097,60054,100 59,80080,700115,90065,100
Spain290,900343,200 49,10083,200100,10058,500 62,90089,400122,00068,900
Norway, Sweden, Finland and Denmark200,300233,900 35,00064,20058,20042,900 35,80068,50069,00060,600
Other Europe2601,500684,900 114,800166,800182,200137,800 133,000176,500214,200161,200
USA and Canada1,328,6001,514,200 178,900395,600490,000264,100 191,200468,100550,100304,800
Australia, New Zealand and Other Oceania2190,000207,600 29,70051,60069,20039,500 31,10054,90075,70045,900
Other Areas2283,800331,000 51,00071,10097,50064,300 57,30084,800107,70081,300
1Country estimates are subject to high levels of sample variation and therefore should be interpreted with caution. See Background Notes.
2See Background Notes for countries included.
Table 6 Overseas Trips in each calendar quarter - Seasonally Adjusted, 2008 - 2015
         Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence
     Irish Residents' Trips Overseas       
      Trips to Ireland Great Britain Other EuropeNorth America Other Areas
YearPeriod All Trips   
2008Quarter 1 4,091,100 2,074,200 1,993,700 1,006,100634,800264,70084,600
 Quarter 2 3,990,000 1,947,200 2,034,200 1,008,000666,400261,00090,900
 Quarter 3 3,855,500 1,941,600 1,895,600 929,100635,900245,30090,100
 Quarter 4 3,795,100 1,938,700 1,921,700 921,300678,600236,80083,700
 Total 15,731,700 7,901,700 7,845,200 3,864,5002,615,7001,007,800349,300
             
2009Quarter 1 3,797,600 1,862,600 1,894,000 897,900661,600243,20072,500
 Quarter 2 3,510,400 1,769,300 1,740,600 821,200593,700255,60075,500
 Quarter 3 3,378,500 1,704,100 1,672,300 782,100572,800245,20076,700
 Quarter 4 3,358,100 1,731,200 1,669,800 773,400573,700235,50082,100
 Total 14,044,600 7,067,200 6,976,700 3,274,6002,401,800979,500306,800
             
2010Quarter 1 3,237,800 1,736,100 1,438,600 651,000506,700236,40078,700
 Quarter 2 2,978,600 1,561,800 1,423,500 674,900450,300212,70070,200
 Quarter 3 3,225,900 1,696,700 1,543,900 699,400524,000229,40079,600
 Quarter 4 3,141,100 1,538,500 1,614,800 700,100571,700263,20089,600
 Total 12,583,400 6,533,100 6,020,800 2,725,4002,052,700941,700318,100
             
2011Quarter 1 3,242,900 1,596,600 1,605,900 685,100568,000267,60096,000
 Quarter 2 3,233,800 1,603,200 1,630,100 729,300571,500252,30087,700
 Quarter 3 3,199,600 1,554,600 1,666,000 751,600578,500242,20090,000
 Quarter 4 3,109,300 1,525,900 1,576,300 701,000561,600233,30084,000
 Total 12,785,600 6,280,300 6,478,300 2,867,0002,279,600995,400357,700
             
2012Quarter 1 3,202,000 1,561,300 1,594,200 702,300551,400249,40095,100
 Quarter 2 3,201,300 1,584,700 1,637,300 703,800587,800252,20099,500
 Quarter 3 3,196,700 1,587,000 1,630,000 685,800588,200253,70090,400
 Quarter 4 3,245,400 1,577,700 1,651,400 689,500608,300265,20096,500
 Total 12,845,400 6,310,700 6,512,900 2,781,4002,335,7001,020,500381,500
             
2013Quarter 1 3,211,200 1,532,700 1,657,400 683,400610,900292,50098,000
 Quarter 2 3,345,300 1,610,800 1,740,600 717,200621,900286,900105,500
 Quarter 3 3,352,300 1,606,200 1,761,900 747,700606,300286,300113,200
Quarter 43,368,700 1,547,500 1,803,200 769,500626,900293,100116,000
 Total 13,277,500 6,297,200 6,963,100 2,917,8002,466,0001,158,800432,700
             
2014Quarter 13,386,800 1,528,700 1,855,700 789,100638,400320,400116,200
 Quarter 23,491,500 1,602,900 1,889,700 796,600661,600315,700114,800
 Quarter 33,565,800 1,668,500 1,908,600 770,600662,400338,500120,700
 Quarter 43,641,000 1,686,400 1,936,200 813,800675,300345,400117,800
 Total 14,085,100 6,486,500 7,590,200 3,170,1002,637,7001,320,000469,500
2015Quarter 13,789,300 1,711,200 2,065,500 890,500730,500343,300125,600
Quarter 23,853,000 1,748,800 2,112,500 842,500737,500376,900135,500
Quarter 33,896,100 1,726,500 2,173,800 882,400769,500380,500133,900
Quarter 44,071,700 1,775,900 2,286,900 941,000808,300401,800142,600
 Total 15,610,100 6,962,400 8,638,700 3,556,4003,045,8001,502,500537,600
Table 7 Overseas Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence for the years, 2010 - 2015
Area of Residence12010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015
Total Overseas Trips to Ireland6,037,100 6,505,200 6,517,200 6,985,900 7,604,4008,643,100
           
Great Britain2,738,500 2,878,100 2,774,200 2,928,900 3,163,9003,546,900
France342,500 401,500 396,300 433,700 455,700504,700
Germany377,300 422,900 448,200 482,900 557,200629,300
Italy221,800 220,100 251,700 234,000 257,800321,400
Spain221,300 244,900 253,100 263,000 290,900343,200
Belgium67,000 87,100 86,700 100,400 106,000129,400
Netherlands122,700 138,500 143,000 155,000 158,400183,600
Norway46,500 54,200 51,200 52,700 53,60062,100
Sweden54,500 60,000 74,600 75,900 64,40067,200
Denmark44,400 48,200 44,200 53,200 59,30070,200
Austria42,700 46,200 49,000 54,000 59,20057,000
Poland171,100 170,600 168,900 159,700 149,500172,200
Switzerland55,400 71,400 80,900 76,700 88,900111,400
Other Europe2278,100 317,500 299,600 321,900 337,400391,600
USA 848,300 888,600 904,200 1,035,500 1,169,1001,323,400
Canada87,200 98,500 112,700 122,500 159,500190,700
Australia, New Zealand and Other Oceania2135,300 141,100 155,700 187,700 190,000207,600
Africa236,300 38,600 41,100 39,000 44,70043,600
Central, South and Other Americas235,200 49,500 48,800 55,200 64,50067,500
Asia and Middle East2111,000 127,500 133,000 154,000 174,700 220,000
1Country estimates are subject to high levels of sample variation and therefore should be interpreted with caution. See Background Notes.
2See Background Notes for countries included.

Background Notes

 

Periodicity

Monthly - rolling three month release.

Scope

Overseas Travel.

Coverage

This release covers Overseas Travel into and out of the Republic of Ireland, however travel by residents of Northern Ireland into or out of the Republic of Ireland or domestic travel within the Republic of Ireland is excluded.

Data Collection

Data from the Country of Residence Survey (CRS) is used in this release.  This survey is conducted at Dublin, Cork, Shannon, Knock and Kerry airports and Rosslare, Dun Laoghaire, Ringaskiddy and Dublin seaports.  Residency data is collected from passengers by a Central Statistics Office (CSO) interviewer.  Surveys are also conducted on behalf of the CSO at Holyhead Port by the UK's Office of National Statistics.

Sample Design

A sample of flights and sailings is selected to facilitate proper representation of airport/seaport pairings, day, night, week day and weekend flights/sailings.

On the selected flights/sailings for the CRS, a 1 in 5 (20%) systematic sample of passengers is selected and their country of residence is recorded.

Sample results are grossed to total passenger numbers travelling for each airport or seaport pairing, as provided by the airports and ferry companies.

Where there is no survey coverage in a period for an airport/seaport pairing, results are imputed using the 'nearest neighbour' imputation methodology.

Sample Size

The sample size for the Overseas Travel release in respect of the three month period December 2015 - February 2016 was just over 91,900 passengers.

Seasonal Adjustment

Seasonally adjusted quarterly data is available in Table 6.  Trip numbers are subject to a high degree of seasonality.  These seasonal fluctuations do not affect annual comparisons but they do affect monthly or quarterly comparisons.  Typically trips are at their highest during the summer months, although there are also clear peaks around Christmas and Easter.  To facilitate interpretation of underlying trends, trip numbers are adjusted to remove these seasonal trends.  Seasonal adjustment is conducted using the direct seasonal adjustment approach.  Under this approach each individual series is independently adjusted each month, e.g. aggregate series are adjusted without reference to the component series.  Seasonal adjustment models are developed for each series based on unadjusted data from January 2000 to the current period.  These models are then applied to the entire series.  Seasonal factors are updated each quarter. 

The adjustments are completed by applying the X-12-ARIMA model, developed by the U.S. Census Bureau to the unadjusted data.  This methodology estimates seasonal factors while also taking into consideration factors that impact on the quality of the seasonal adjustment such as:

  • Calendar effects, e.g. the timing of Easter (see definition (5)).
  • Outliers, temporary changes and level shifts in the series.

Rounding

Individual figures have been rounded independently and the sum of the component items may therefore not necessarily add to the totals shown.

Reliability of Results 

Estimation of survey results using the above sampling design introduces a statistical variability which would not be present if all passengers from every flight/sailing had been sampled.  This means that the survey results are best estimates based on the information collected for the sample.

This variability is expressed by the standard error calculation.  The standard error gives the relative size of the 'sampling error' (variability) present in an estimate compared with the estimate itself.  In general, estimates can be said to have a relative precision of twice their standard error.

The effect of sampling error is greater for small estimates and may, in particular, make it more difficult to compare figures for different time periods.  Standard error estimates in respect of the major Area of Residence categories for Quarter 1 2015 to Quarter 4 2015 calendar quarters are presented in the following tables.

                                                                            

 

 

Overseas Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence             

 

Q1 2015

Irish Residents' Trips OverseasGreat BritainOther EuropeNorth AmericaOther Areas
Total Trips 1,306,108 725,793 525,998 191,151 88,345
Standard Error 4,891 3,627 3,338 2,174 1,560

Standard Error as % of estimate

0.37 0.50 0.63 1.14 1.77

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overseas Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence             

 

Q2 2015

Irish Residents' Trips OverseasGreat BritainOther EuropeNorth AmericaOther Areas
Total Trips 1,927,520 886,230 850,928 468,088 139,694
Standard Error 6,157 4,345 4,420 3,396 2,147

Standard Error as % of estimate

0.32 0.49 0.52 0.73 1.54

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overseas Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence             

 

Q3 2015

Irish Residents' Trips OverseasGreat BritainOther EuropeNorth AmericaOther Areas
Total Trips 2,186,487 1,050,432 987,002 550,085 183,395
Standard Error 6,255 4,449 4,436 3,609 2,317

Standard Error as % of estimate

0.29 0.42 0.45 0.66 1.26

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Overseas Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence             

 

Q4 2015

Irish Residents' Trips OverseasGreat BritainOther EuropeNorth AmericaOther Areas
Total Trips 1,544,848 884,466 679,422 304,846 127,173
Standard Error 5,501 4,047 3,818 2,771 1,913

Standard Error as % of estimate

0.36 0.46 0.56 0.91 1.50

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

In general, the more detailed the classification provided the greater the standard error of the estimates.  In the derivation of the results, the assumption was made that non-respondents had similar characteristics and activity levels to those respondents in the same stratification cell.  This assumption, which is usual in surveys such as this, may introduce some slight bias into the results.  Moreover, although every effort was made to ensure that the information collected is correct, it is possible that some minor non-sampling errors remain undetected.

Airport Pairings

The CSO "Airport Pairings" database contains information on every direct flight in and out of the nine Irish airports on a monthly basis.  February 2016 passenger figures will be added to the database from early May 2016.  For details please go to http://cso.ie/shorturl.aspx/15

Definitions

(1) Trips

The data presented in this report is in terms of trip numbers.  A trip is defined as a journey (usually including the return) from one place to another.

(2) Visitor

The definition of Visitor used in these surveys is based on that agreed with Eurostat, the European Statistical Office.  A Visitor is defined as 'any person travelling to a place other than that of his/her usual environment for less than twelve months and whose main purpose is other than the exercise of an activity remunerated from within the place visited'.  However, as the CRS does not establish the reason for an individual's trip or length of stay, those travelling for reason of remuneration or for more than one year to a country cannot be excluded.  Therefore, trips may include those travelling for paid work.  Commercial Drivers travelling on sea routes are excluded.

(3) Country of Residence

Country of Residence is defined as the country in which the person has resided during the past year.

(4) Transit/Transfer Passengers

Transit passengers are defined as those who make a stop at an airport without any particular purpose other than being en route to another destination.  These passengers generally do not disembark from their aircraft and are not covered by the Country of Residence Survey.

Transfer passengers or 'connecting passengers' are also defined as those who make a stop at an airport without any particular purpose other than being en route to another destination.  However, unlike transits, transfer passengers disembark the aircraft and pass through the airport en route to their connecting flight.  Such passengers may be surveyed for the Country of Residence Survey and are thus included in the estimates for trips.

(5) Timing of Easter

Easter falls each year on a Sunday between March 22nd and April 25th, inclusively.  In 2015 Easter Sunday fell on April 5th, while in 2014 it fell on April 20th.  Trip numbers each year are greatly influenced by when Easter falls.

Dates for Easter Sunday

2016 – 27th March

2015 – 5th April

2014 – 20th April

2013 – 31st March

2012 - 8th April

2011 - 24th April

 

Other Europe

Tables 1, 2, 4 and 6

Includes the following countries:

  
Aland Islands Gibraltar Netherlands 
Albania Greece Norway
Andorra Guernsey Poland
Austria Hungary Portugal
Belarus Iceland Romania
Belgium Isle of Man Russian Federation
Bosnia and Herzegovina Italy San Marino
Bulgaria Jersey Serbia
Croatia Latvia Slovakia
Cyprus Liechtenstein Slovenia
Czech Republic Lithuania Spain
Denmark Luxembourg Sweden
Estonia Macedonia, Former Yugoslav Republic of Switzerland
Faroe Islands Malta Turkey
Finland Moldova, Republic of Ukraine
France Monaco  Vatican City
Germany Montenegro  

 

 

North America

Tables 1, 2, 4 and 6

Includes the following countries:

Canada
United States

 

Other Areas

Tables 1, 2, 4 and 6

Includes the following countries:

Africa (see below for breakdown of countries)
Australia, New Zealand and Other Oceania  (see below for breakdown of countries)
Central, South and Other Americas  (see below for breakdown of countries)
Eastern Asia, Middle East and Other Asia  (see below for breakdown of countries)

 

Other Europe

Tables 3 and 5

Includes the following countries:

  
Aland Islands Greece Montenegro
Albania Guernsey Poland
Andorra Hungary Portugal
Austria Iceland Romania
Belarus Isle of Man Russian Federation
Bosnia and Herzegovina Jersey San Marino
Bulgaria Latvia Serbia
Croatia Liechtenstein Slovakia
Cyprus Lithuania Slovenia
Czech Republic Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Switzerland
Estonia Malta Turkey
Faroe Islands Moldova, Republic of Ukraine
Gibraltar Monaco Vatican City

 

Other Europe

Table 7

Includes the following countries:

  
Aland Islands Greece Monaco
Albania Guernsey Montenegro
Andorra Hungary Portugal
Belarus Iceland Romania
Bosnia and Herzegovina Isle of Man Russian Federation
Bulgaria Jersey San Marino
Croatia Latvia Serbia
Cyprus Liechtenstein Slovakia
Czech Republic Lithuania Slovenia
Estonia Luxembourg Turkey
Faroe Islands Macedonia, The Former Yugoslav Republic of Ukraine
Finland Malta Vatican City
Gibraltar Moldova, Republic of  

 

 

Australia, New Zealand and Other Oceania

Tables 3, 5 and 7

Includes the following countries:

  
American Samoa Kiribati Pitcairn
Australia Marshall Islands Samoa
Antarctica Micronesia, Federated States of Solomon Islands
Christmas Island Nauru South Georgia and the South Sandwich Islands
Cocos (Keeling) Islands New Caledonia Svalbard and Jan Mayen
Cook Islands New Zealand Tokelau
Fiji Niue Tonga
French Polynesia Norfolk Island Tuvalu
French Southern Territories Northern Mariana Islands United States Minor Outlying Islands
Guam Palau Vanuatu
Heard Island and McDonald Islands Papua New Guinea Wallis and Futuna

 

Other Areas

Tables 3 and 5

Includes the following group of countries:

Central, South and Other Americas (See below for country breakdowns)

Africa (See below for country breakdowns)

Eastern Asia, Middle East and Other Asia (See below for country breakdowns)

 

Central, South and Other Americas

Table 7

Includes the following countries:

  
Anguilla Dominican Republic Nicaragua
Antigua and Barbuda Ecuador Panama
Argentina El Salvador Paraguay
Aruba Falkland Islands (Malvinas) Peru
Bahamas French Guiana Puerto Rico
Barbados Greenland Saint Kitts and Nevis
Belize Grenada Saint Lucia
Bermuda Guadeloupe Saint Pierre and Miquelon
Bolivia Guatemala Saint Vincent and the Grenadines
Brazil Guyana Suriname
Cayman Islands Haiti Trinidad and Tobago
Chile Honduras Turks and Caicos Islands
Colombia Jamaica Uruguay
Costa Rica Martinique Venezuela
Cuba Mexico Virgin Islands, British
Dominica Montserrat Virgin Islands, US

 

 

Africa

Table 7

Includes the following countries:

  
Algeria Gambia Rwanda
Angola Ghana Saint Helena
Benin Guinea Sao Tome and Principe
Botswana Guinea-Bissau Senegal
Burkina Faso Kenya Seychelles
Burundi Lesotho Sierra Leone
Cameroon Liberia Somalia
Cape Verde Libya South Africa
Central African Republic Madagascar South Sudan
Chad Malawi Sudan
Comoros Mali Swaziland
Congo Mauritania Tanzania, United Republic of
Congo, The Democratic Republic of the Mauritius Togo
Cote d'Ivoire Mayotte Tunisia
Djibouti Morocco Uganda
Egypt Mozambique Western Sahara
Equatorial Guinea Namibia Zambia
Eritrea Niger Zimbabwe
Ethiopia Nigeria  
Gabon Reunion  

 

Eastern Asia

Table 7

Includes the following countries:

  
China Korea, Republic of Taiwan, Province of China
Hong Kong Korea, Democratic People's Republic of  
Japan Mongolia  

 

Middle East

Table 7

Includes the following countries:

  
Afghanistan Jordan Qatar
Bahrain Kuwait Saudi Arabia
Iran, Islamic Republic of Lebanon Syrian Arab Republic
Iraq Oman United Arab Emirates
Israel Palestinian Territory, Occupied Yemen

 

 

Other Asia

Table 7

Includes the following countries:

  
Armenia Kazakhstan Singapore
Azerbaijan Kyrgyzstan Sri Lanka
Bangladesh Lao People's Democratic Republic Tajikistan
Bhutan Macao Thailand
British Indian Ocean Territory Malaysia Timor Leste
Brunei Darussalam Maldives Turkmenistan
Cambodia Myanmar Uzbekistan
Georgia Nepal Vietnam
India Pakistan  
Indonesia Philippines  

 

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