Tourism summer season 2020: one third fewer nights spent than in the previous season; nights spent by domestic guests at a high level

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The summer tourist season 2020 (May to October) in Austria recorded 53.82 million nights spent, a decrease of 31.8% compared to the previous season, according to preliminary results. Since the middle of March 2020, fewer nights spent than in the previous year have been registered every month due to the measures to contain the COVID-19 pandemic. The total number of nights spent in the 2020 summer season is therefore by 25.15 million below the previous year's level.


Spring frost reduced fruit harvest 2020, stone fruit mostly affected


A production of 192 700 tons of dessert fruits was achieved in 2020. This was 13% below the ten year average and 14% lower than the previous year's production.


Final energy consumption increased by 1% in 2019


In 2019, final energy consumption increased by 1% to 1 139 petajoules (PJ) compared to the previous year, and was thus roughly at the same level as in 2017. This increase is mainly due to increases in energy consumption in the transport sector (+2% to 413 PJ) and in private households (+2% to 281 PJ). The development of energy consumption in the household sector (+2%) exceeds that of the total heating degree sum (+1%) or the development of the population (+0.5%).



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