General Industry

Slovenia's Tourist Numbers Rose 5% In 2019

By Dave Simpson
Slovenia's Tourist Numbers Rose 5% In 2019

Slovenia's tourist numbers rose 5% in 2019, with foreign tourists increasing by 6.3% to 4.7 million, the statistics office has revealed.

However, tourist overnight stays increased by only 0.6%, with stays of foreign tourists rising by 1.8%.

Most of foreign tourists were from Italy, Germany, Austria, Croatia and Serbia.

Tourism account for approximately 13% of Slovenia's GDP.

Foreign Tourist Revenue

Revenue from foreign tourists reached a record €2.7 billion in 2018 and the government hopes that it will rise to at least €3.7 billion per year by 2021.

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