Current state of tourism
According to the State Border Service data, in January-March 2021 Azerbaijan received from 128 countries of the world 117,2 thousand or 4,4 times less foreigners and stateless persons and the visits made were mainly for non-tourism purposes.
33,0 percent of the arrivals were from Russian Federation, 27,9 percent - Turkey, 16,2 percent - Iran, 10,6 percent – Georgia, 2,4 percent - Ukraine, 1,1 percent - Great Britain, 1,0 percent – Belarus, per 0,7 percent – Kazakhstan and Uzbekistan, 0,6 percent – Turkmenistan, per 0,5 percent – Italy and Germany, 4,8 percent - were citizens of other countries. 93,4 percent of the arrivals were men and 6,6 percent were women.
In January-March of current year compared with the corresponding period of previous year the number of arrivals from Georgia decreased by 11,9 times, Turkmenistan - 8,9 times, Kazakhstan – 7,7 times, Uzbekistan – 5,2 times, Russian Federation – 4,1 times, Ukraine – 3,7 times, Great Britain – 3,6 times, Belarus – 2,1 times, Turkey – 1,9 times, Iran – 1,6 times,.
In general, the number of arrivals from Gulf countries decreased by 3,5 times and amounted to 19,4 thousand persons, from the CIS countries it decreased by 4,2 times and amounted to 45,6 thousand persons and from EU member countries it decreased by 3,5 times and amounted to 4,3 thousand persons compared with January-March 2020.
70,9 percent of foreigners and stateless persons who came to our country used railway and automobile, 25,8 percent - air and 3,3 percent - water transport.
The number of citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan going abroad decreased by 8,4 times compared with January-March 2020 and amounted to 111,1 thousand persons. 45,2 percent of the country citizens traveled to Turkey, 19,7 percent - Russian Federation, 9,2 percent – Georgia, 6,9 percent – Iran, 19,0 percent to other countries. 75,0 percent of the travelers were men and 25,0 percent were women. During this period the number of citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan traveling to Iran decreased by 41,6 times, Georgia - 27,3 times, Russian Federation - 8,7 times, Turkey - 1,8 times compared with corresponding period of previous year.
In January-March 2021, 67,5 percent of the citizens of the Republic of Azerbaijan visited foreign countries using air transport, 25,8 percent - railway and automobile and 6,7 percent - water transport.
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