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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Overseas Travel

January 2019

     
 Irish Residents' Trips Overseas   Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence
  Trips to Ireland Great Britain Other EuropeUSA and CanadaOther Areas
   
January 2017508,500 564,100 252,600176,60091,00043,900
January 2018548,000 585,500 241,500206,50093,80043,600
January 2019536,900 651,300 266,700231,600105,30047,700

Trips to Ireland increased by 11.2% in January 2019

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In January 2019, the total number of trips to Ireland by overseas residents increased by 11.2% to 651,300 - an overall increase of 65,800 compared to twelve months earlier.  See tables 1 and 2.

Trips by residents of Great Britain increased by 10.4% to 266,700 while trips by residents of European Countries other than Great Britain (Other Europe) increased by 12.2% to 231,600.  Trips by residents of USA and Canada to Ireland increased by 12.3% to 105,300 while trips to Ireland from Other Areas increased by 9.4% to 47,700. See tables 1 and 2.

The total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during January 2019 decreased by 2.0% to 536,900.  See tables 1 and 2.

The total number of trips (Irish residents’ trips overseas plus trips to Ireland) in January 2019 increased by 4.8% to 1,188,200 when compared to twelve months earlier.  See tables 1 and 2.