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Overseas Arrivals To Ireland Decreased YOY In March And Increased YOY In April

Published on Jun 4 2021 9:32 AM in General Industry tagged: Featured Post / cso / Central Statistics Office

Overseas Arrivals To Ireland Decreased YOY In March And Increased YOY In April

According to data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of overseas arrivals to Ireland decreased year-on-year in March and increased year-on-year in April. March Overall Arrivals And...

According to data from the Central Statistics Office (CSO), the number of overseas arrivals to Ireland decreased year-on-year in March and increased year-on-year in April.

March Overall Arrivals And Departures Figures

According to CSO data, the number of overseas arrivals to Ireland decreased by 90.3% year-on-year in March of 2021 from 635,000 to 61,400, while the number of overseas departures from the country decreased by 89% year-on-year from 602,100 to 66,500.

However, Ireland's overseas arrivals and departures increased in March from February, with the number of overseas arrivals being up 12% in March from 54,800 in February and the number of overseas departures being up 25% from 53,200 in January.

March Air Vs. Sea Figures

55,100 of the people who arrived in Ireland in March, or 89.7% of the total arrivals, came by air, while 6,300, or 10.3%, came by sea.

57,500 of the people who departed Ireland in March, or 86.5% of the total departures, left by air, while 8,900, or 13.5%, left by sea.

Most Common Routes In March

17,500 of the people who arrived in Ireland in March, or 28.5% of the total arrivals, came by cross channel routes, 34,800 (56.7%) came by continental routes, 2,800 (4.5%) came by transatlantic routes and 6,300 (10.3%) came by other overseas routes.

20,400 of the people who departed Ireland in March, or 30.7% of the total departures, left by cross channel routes, 36,600 (55%) left by continental routes, 2,700 (4.1%) left by transatlantic routes and 6,700 (10.1%) left by other overseas routes.

Most Common Departure Points And Destinations In March

The three most common departure points for people who arrived in Ireland in March were Great Britain, Spain and the Netherlands, with 17,500 people arriving from Great Britain, 5,900 people arriving from Spain and 5,200 people arriving from the Netherlands.

The three most common destinations for people who departed Ireland in March were Great Britain, the Netherlands and Spain, and France, with 20,400 people travelling to Great Britain, 5,800 people travelling to both the Netherlands and Spain, and 5,300 people travelling to France.

April Overall Arrivals And Departures Figures

According to CSO data, the number of overseas arrivals to Ireland increased by more than threefold year-on-year in April of 2021 from 16,100 to 69,400, while the number of overseas departures from the country increased by more than fourfold year-on-year from 17,800 to 73,000.

Ireland's overseas arrivals and departures increased in April from March, with the number of overseas arrivals being up 13.1% in March from 61,400 in March and the number of overseas departures being up 9.8% from 66,500 in March.

April Air Vs. Sea Figures

61,400 of the people who arrived in Ireland in April, or 88.5% of the total arrivals, came by air, while 8,000, or 11.5%, came by sea.

61,500 of the people who departed Ireland in April, or 84.3% of the total departures, left by air, while 11,500, or 15.7%, left by sea.

Most Common Routes In April

40,100 of the people who arrived in Ireland in April, or 57.8% of the total arrivals, came by continental routes, 21,600 (31.2%) came by cross-channel routes and 3,300 (4.8%) came by transatlantic routes.

37,300 of the people who departed Ireland in April, or 51% of the total departures, left by continental routes, 28,000 (38.3%) left by cross-channel routes and 3,300 (4.6%) left by transatlantic routes.

Most Common Departure Points And Destinations In April

The three most common departure points for people who arrived in Ireland in March were Great Britain, the Netherlands and Spain, with 21,600 people arriving from Great Britain, 7,300 people arriving from the Netherlands and 6,300 people arriving from Spain.

The three most common destinations for people who departed Ireland in April were also Great Britain, Spain and the Netherlands, with 28,000 people travelling to Great Britain, 6,100 people travelling to the Netherlands and 5,000 people travelling to Spain.

First Four Months Figures

The number of people that arrived in Ireland during the first four months of 2021 decreased year-on-year from 3,101,300 to 293,700, while the number of people that departed Ireland during the first four months of 2021 decreased year-on-year from 3,063,100 to 311,400.

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