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 Journeys (No.) done by tourists
Characteristic Description
Name Journeys (No.) done by tourists by Sex and Purpose of journey; Monthly
Regularity Monthly
Source Statistics Portugal, Travel survey of residents
First available period January 2009
Last available period June 2021
  • Data reference period (Month)
  • Place of residence
  • Sex
  • Purpose of journey
  • TOURIST:  Visitor who stays at least one night in a collective or private accommodation in the place/country visited.
  • MAIN REASON FOR JOURNEY:  The reason without which the journey would not have been made. The following reasons are considered:
    - Leisure, recreation and holiday: relaxation, gastronomy, shopping, sports as a spectator or player, education, meetings (non-professional), culture and entertainment as a spectator, art, hobbies, games and others (non-professional);
    - Professional / business: meetings, conventions,seminars, conferences, congresses, fairs and exhibitions (trade participation), missions, incentive trips, sales, marketing and other services,research, consultancy, language courses, education, research, occupations inthe arts, culture, religion and sports;
    - Visiting family and friends: visits to family members and/or friends, attending funerals, weddings, birthdays and other family events;
    - Health (voluntary reasons): health care and treatment at spas and near the sea, convalescent homes, and other treatments;
    - Religion and pilgrimages (non-professional):attending religious events and pilgrimages;
    - other reasons.
  • TOURIST TRIP:  Movement towards one or more tourist destinations,including the return journey. It covers the whole period of time in which a person remains away from his/her usual environment.
  • REFERENCE PERIOD:  The length of time for which data are collected, e.g. a specific day, month or year.
Formule Estimated value
Measure unit (symbol) Number (No.)
Power of 10  0
Last update date 27/10/2021

information presented in 4/12/2021