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CSO statistical release, , 11am

Overseas Travel

June 2018

     
 Irish Residents' Trips Overseas   Trips to Ireland by Area of Residence
  Trips to Ireland Great Britain Other EuropeUSA and CanadaOther Areas
   
June 2016780,300 918,800 324,000315,300222,40057,200
June 2017802,400 992,700 309,300356,700259,50067,100
June 2018878,500 1,026,400 315,300366,300275,90069,000
Jan - Jun 20163,453,000 4,383,600 1,865,0001,528,100758,400232,200
Jan - Jun 20173,687,700 4,565,600 1,745,3001,617,900922,300280,100
Jan - Jun 20183,847,200 4,872,600 1,786,2001,782,8001,020,800282,900

Trips to Ireland increased by 3.4% in June 2018

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In June 2018, the total number of trips to Ireland by overseas residents increased by 3.4% to 1,026,400 - an overall increase of 33,700 compared to twelve months earlier.  See tables 1 and 2.

Trips by residents of Great Britain increased by 1.9% to 315,300 while trips by residents of European Countries other than Great Britain (Other Europe) increased by 2.7% to 366,300.  Trips by residents of USA and Canada to Ireland increased by 6.3% to 275,900 while trips to Ireland from Other Areas increased by 2.8% to 69,000. See tables 1 and 2.

The total number of overseas trips made by Irish residents during June 2018 increased by 9.5% to 878,500.  See tables 1 and 2.

The total number of trips (Irish residents’ trips overseas plus trips to Ireland) in June 2018 increased by 6.1% to 1,904,900 when compared to twelve months earlier.  See tables 1 and 2.

In the six months to the end of June 2018, the total number of trips to Ireland increased by 6.7% when compared with the same period in 2017.  Irish residents' trips overseas during the same period increased by 4.3%.  See tables 3 and 4.