Publication - Statistics

Scottish Economic Statistics 2008

Published: 10 Dec 2008
ISBN:
9780755958559

This is the ninth edition of the annual publication Scottish Economic Statistics, which is produced by statisticians in the Scottish Government.

Scottish Economic Statistics 2008
Page 43

Table 3.8: Volume and value of tourism, and average length of stay and spend in Scotland, by origin, 2007

Origin

All

Scottish
residents 1

Rest of UK
residents

Overseas
residents

Total number of trips (millions)

6.23

6.89

2.76

15.88

Total spending (£ million)

815

2,020

1,343

4,178

Total number of nights (millions)

17.81

29.64

24.2

71.65

Average length of stay (nights)

2.9

4.3

8.8

4.5

Average spend per trip (£)

131

293

487

263

Average spend per night (£)

46

68

55

58

Source: UK Tourism Survey ( UKTS) and International Passenger Survey ( IPS) / VisitScotland ( http://www.scotexchange.net/tourism_in_scotland_2007.pdf )
1 Not National Statistics