Movements of citizens in Albania last month

Movements of citizens in Albania last month

IBNA looks into the figures released by INSTAT

The number of Albanian and foreign citizens arrivals to the territory of Albania, in February 2017 is 464,485. Compared with February 2016, this indicator increased by 3.6 %. The number of foreign citizens arrivals in the country is 185.721. Compared with February 2016, this number increased by 9.5 %

The number of foreign citizens arrivals to the territory of Albania during the period January-February 2017 increased by 4.5 % compared with the same period of 2016. Albanian and foreign citizens out of the country were 481,613, during February 2017, marking a increase by 2.0 % compared with the same month of previous year. The number of Albanian citizens leaving the territory of Albania is 297,279, in February 2017. Compared with February 2016, this number increased by 0.7 %.

The number of foreign citizens out of the territory of Albania during the period January-February 2017 decreased by 0.4 % compared with the same period of 2016.

The number of foreign visitors to Albania for holidays and Same-Day visits in February 2017, results 35,096, while in February 2016 this number was 17,768.

In Albania, the number of foreign citizens entered for personal purposes in January 2017 was 182,010 and contistuted 98.0 % of the total entered of foreign citizens. Compared with January 2016, the number of foreign citizens for personal purposes increased by 9.8 %.

Number of foreign citizens arrivals to Albania for business purposes for the period January-February 2017 increased by 4.5 % compared with the same period of previous year.

Number of foreign citizens arrivals to Albania for business purposes constitutes 0.2 % of inflows of foreign citizes, decreasing by 3.4%.

Arrivals of foreign by land comprised the largest share with 83.6 %, while air and maritime arrivals comprised respectively 13.5 % and 2.9 %. /balkaneu.com/