CSO: Air and Sea Journey Statistics September 2022
Friday, October 28, 2022.
Passenger arrivals 7.7% fewer than pre-pandemic
- More than 1,726,100 travellers arrived in Ireland on abroad routes in September 2022.
- This compares with 810,100 arrivals in September 2021 (a additional than two-fold improve).
- Some 1,626,800 travellers arrived by air and 99,200 by sea in September 2022.
- Much more arrivals arrived by way of Excellent Britain (525,200) than via any other state in September 2022.
The Central Figures Business (CSO) has nowadays (28 October 2022) launched Air and Sea Vacation Data for September 2022.
Commenting on the launch, Gregg Patrick, Statistician in the Tourism and Journey Division, mentioned: “The most up-to-date Air and Sea Journey Studies clearly show 1,726,100 travellers arrived in Ireland on overseas routes in September 2022. These passengers, comprising foreign website visitors arriving in Ireland and Irish abroad travellers returning dwelling, stand for a incredibly substantial maximize on September 2021, when 810,100 travellers arrived on overseas routes. The maximize is even more significant when in comparison with September 2020 when just 254,400 passengers arrived on these routes. Even so, passenger arrivals stay significantly reduce (7.7%) than pre-pandemic September 2019, when 1,871,100 passengers arrived on abroad routes.
The recovery is witnessed in equally modes of journey (air and sea), although the restoration in air vacation is most pronounced as it has much more than doubled when in comparison with September 2021. The recovery is also unfold across all important routes, with transatlantic visitors up most in relative terms with five passengers arriving on transatlantic routes in September 2022 for every single just one passenger in September 2021. Between the continental routes, Spanish routes were being the busiest, with 250,200 passengers arriving on these routes, an practically two-fold increase in contrast to September 2021.
Nevertheless, in total conditions, Good Britain remained the most important departure country for overseas vacation to Eire, with 525,200 travellers arriving on air and sea routes from Excellent Britain, when compared to just 252,500 in September 2021.”
Air and Sea Vacation by Mode, September 2019-September 2022
Of the 1,726,100 travellers arriving in Eire in September 2022, 94.3% (1,626,800) arrived by air and 5.7% (99,200) arrived by sea. This implies the share of sea journey has returned to its September 2019 pre-pandemic stage when 5.7% of travellers also arrived by sea.
Determine 1: Air and Sea Passenger Arrivals, September 2019 – September 2022
See the entire CSO report.