Get the app today! Download iPhone App Download Android App

SUBSCRIBE

Overseas Arrivals To Ireland Decreased By 95.5% Year-On-Year In February

Published on Mar 31 2021 11:58 AM in General Industry tagged: Trending Posts / cso / Central Statistics Office

Overseas Arrivals To Ireland Decreased By 95.5% Year-On-Year In February

According to new data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of overseas arrivals to Ireland decreased by 95.5% year-on-year in February of 2021 from 1,215,100 to 54,800, while the number of overseas departures from the country decreased by 95.6% from 1,150,100 to 53,200.

Ireland's overseas arrivals and departures also decreased in February from January, with the number of overseas arrivals being down 49.2% in February from 108,000 in January and the number of overseas departures being down 55.2% from 118,700 in January.

Air Vs. Sea

50,500 of the people who arrived in Ireland in February, or 92.1% of the total arrivals, came by air, while 4,300, or 7.9%, came by sea.

46,700 of the people who departed Ireland in February, or 87.9% of the total departures, left by air, while 6,500, or 12.1%, left by sea.

Most Common Routes

13,200 of the people who arrived in Ireland in February, or 24% of the total arrivals, came by cross channel routes, 31,600 (57.6%) came by continental routes, 2,100 (3.8%) came by transatlantic routes and 7,900 (14.5%) came by other overseas routes.

17,200 of the people who departed Ireland in February, or 32.4% of the total departures, left by cross channel routes, 27,800 (52.3%) left by continental routes, 2,200 (4.2%) left by transatlantic routes and 5,900 (11.1%) left by other overseas routes.

Most Common Departure Points And Destinations

The three most common departure points for people who arrived in Ireland in February were Great Britain, Spain and the Netherlands, with 17,200 people arriving from Great Britain, 5,600 people arriving from Spain and 5,200 people arriving from the Netherlands.

The three most common destinations for people who departed Ireland in February were Great Britain, the Netherlands, and both Spain and France, with 17,200 people travelling to Great Britain, 4,500 people travelling to the Netherlands and 4,300 people travelling to both Spain and France.

First Two Months Figures

The number of people that arrived in Ireland during the first two months of 2021 decreased by 93.4% year-on-year to 162,800, while the number of people that departed Ireland during the first two months of 2021 decreased by 93% year-on-year to 171,900.

© 2021 Hospitality Ireland – your source for the latest industry news. Article by Dave Simpson. Click subscribe to sign up for the Hospitality Ireland print edition.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on LinkedIn Share via Email