Castilla y Leon, with an 9,1 percent of the total, has been the fourth most visited autonomous community by Spanish residents in the second quarter of 2019, according to the Resident Tourism Survey (ETR / Familitur) that was published this Friday by the National Institute of Statistics (INE). In this way, 4.610.112 trips to Castilla y León were made, of the total of 50,4 millions made throughout the state territory. The average number of trips to the Region was 2,7 overnight stays and recorded a total of 1.784 trips per 1.000 inhabitants.
In this, the Region was only behind Andalusia with an 16 percent of total visits, followed by Catalonia with an 14,4 percent and Valencia with an 10,5. In addition, the inhabitants in Castilla y León were the sixth most travelers in Spain with an average of 1.166 trips per 1.000 inhabitants, a fact that places them above the national average of 1.049 and only behind Madrid, the Basque Country, Aragon , Asturias and Catalonia. Likewise, the average expenditure of citizens who visited Castilla y León was 48 euros per day, while the citizens of the Community spent an average of 66 euros.
The average daily expense Highest are made by residents in the Balearic Islands (87 euros), ahead of Catalonia (83) and Murcia (82). NATIONAL DATA Residents in Spain made 50,5 millions of trips in the second quarter of the year, representing a decrease of 0,5 percent compared to the same period of 2018. Despite this, they spent 3 percent more on their trips, up to 11.430 million euros, according to data from the Resident Tourism Survey, prepared by the National Statistics Institute (INE), published this Friday. Of the total trips made between April and June, 90,2 percent (45,5 million trips) had Spain as their main destination, with a decrease of 1,6 percent compared to the second quarter of 2018, while more than 4,9 million trips were made abroad, an 10,8 percent more.
In the trips with national destiny, the Spaniards spent an 3,8 per cent more, whereas in those made abroad they spent an 1,4 per cent more. In the first six months of the year, the trips made by the Spaniards increased by 1 percent, with a rebound of 0,1 percent of trips to internal destination and an increase of 10,3 percent in the case of foreign destinations. Total spending in the January-June period rose by 3,6 percent. Taking into account only the Holy Week period, the Spaniards made 6,5 millions of trips on those dates, an 5,8 percent less than in the same period of 2018, according to the data provided by the INE. With regard to expenditure, the daily average was in the second quarter at 59 euros for trips to internal destination and 137 euros for trips abroad.