Decreases in current tourism winter season 2019/20 due to lockdown in March
Expected decrease in arrivals and nights spent in March 2020
In March 2020, the
number of nights spent decreased by 58.9% to 6.16 million. This means
a reduction of 8.82 million compared to the result of March 2019 (14.98 million).
The number of arrivals plummeted even more sharply by 67.8% to 1.29 million.
This negative result is mainly caused by the measures taken against
The number of nights spent in the current calendar year 2020 (January to March) decreased accordingly by 12.7% to 41.93 million, the number of arrivals sunk by 16.4% to 9.90 million.For further information please refer to the German version.
on methods: Within the scope of the monthly overnight statistics,
the arrivals and nights spent are provided by rented tourist accommodation
establishments in communities with more than 1 000 nights spent per year.
Thus, of the 2 095 Austrian communities, 1 566 reporting communities transmit
data to Statistics Austria monthly. The survey units are commercial and
private tourist accommodation establishments, which transmit their data
to the relevant reporting community by means of "Statistisches
Meldeblatt" or "Betriebsbogen" (for further information
related to methodology see "Standarddokumentation".
The winter season considers the period November until April, the summer season the period May until October.
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