Malta welcomed 174,460 tourists last November

Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January, 2023 at 1:29 pm by Andre Camilleri

Malta welcomed an estimated 174,460 tourists during the month of November last year, while the total nights spent by tourists in the country amounted to 1,203,802, data from the National Statistics Office showed.

During November, a total of 144,631 inbound tourists visited Malta for holiday purposes, and 23,615 tourists came for business purposes. The largest share of inbound tourists were aged between 25 and 44 (40.7 per cent), followed by the 45-64 age bracket (35.4 per cent).

United Kingdom, Italian and French residents made up 42.4 per cent of total inbound tourists.

Total nights spent went up by 36.3 per cent when compared to November 2021, surpassing 1.2 million nights. The largest share of guest nights (81.1 per cent) was spent in rented accommodation establishments.

The average length of stay of total inbound tourists stood at 6.9 nights.

Total tourist expenditure surpassed €144.1 million, an increase of 55.8 per cent over the corresponding month in 2021. The average expenditure per night was estimated at €119.7.

Inbound tourists during the first eleven months of 2022 amounted to 2,150,174, while the total nights spent surpassed 15.6 million nights. Total tourist expenditure was estimated at €1.9 billion.

Total expenditure per capita decreased to €889 from €914 in 2021.

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