Tbilisi (GBC) - In the IV quarter of 2023 the number of Georgian resident travellers’ trips abroad equaled 737.3 thousand, which is 7.1 percent higher compared to the data from the same period of previous year. Most of the trips, 47.1 percent, were made by travellers of 31-50 age group.
The number of outbound visits by Georgian visitors3 from above-mentioned number made up 607.5 thousand, which is 12.7 percent higher compared to the data from the same period of 2022.
Outbound visitors have made 374.4 thousand tourist-type visits, which is 28.6 percent higher compared to the data from the same period of previous year. The chart below shows the distribution of visits made by outbound visitors by the type of visit.
The majority of outbound visits, 49.2 percent, were made by the visitors of 31-50 age group. The number of visits made by women equaled to 45.9 percent of the total number of visits.
In IV quarter of 2023 the purpose of the majority of outbound visits (37.6 percent) was shopping.
The majority of outbound visits were made in Turkey and Armenia, 258.7 thousand and 98.5 thousand accordingly. The chart below illustrates the distribution of outbound visits by the visited countries.
In IV quarter of 2023 the average number of nights spent during the visits equaled to 6.6 nights, which is 10.0 percent higher than the figure indicated in IV quarter of 2022 (6.0 nights). 97.7 percent of outbound visits was repeating visit.
The expenditures during the visits made in IV quarter of 2023 equaled to 557.9 million GEL, which is 5.1 percent higher compared to the data from the same period of previous year. Average expenditure on the visit decreased by 6.8 percent compared to IV quarter of 2022 and amounted to 918.3 GEL.