Q3 2022: number of Georgian travellers abroad up 3.9 times y/y

  • A total of 693,400 Georgian resident travellers took a trip abroad in the third quarter of 2022, with most of the travels made to Türkiye (314,500) and Russia (79,400). Photo: Nino Alavidze/agenda.ge

Agenda.ge, 24 Nov 2022 - 12:12, Tbilisi,Georgia

A total of 693,400 Georgian resident travellers took a trip abroad in the third quarter of 2022, with most of the travels made to Türkiye (314,500) and Russia (79,400), the latest data from the national statistics office of Georgia shows.

The number is 3.9 percent higher compared to the same period of 2021, the body said.

The chart below illustrates the distribution of outbound visits by the visited countries:

Image: Geostat

Georgian residents spent ₾539.4 million (about $197.96) while travelling abroad in Q3, with average expenditure of ₾1,014.1 (about $372). They spent the highest amount of the money, ₾231 million, on shopping.

The chart below shows the distribution of expenditures of outbound visitors by categories:

Image: Geostat

Shopping was the most common reason named for travel outside Georgia, while other goals included:

Image: Geostat

In Q1, the average number of nights spent during the outbound visits was 6.3, and 95.7 percent of outbound trips were repeat visits.

The majority of outbound visits (48.9 percent) were made by visitors aged between 31-50, and visits made by women made up 48.7 percent of the total number.

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