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Statistics

In 2019 Andalucia received 12.1 million international tourists. 3.4% up on 2018. There has been consistent growth since 2010. International tourists means country of residence not Spain and whose main visit is to Andalucia). These figures would place Andalucia (if a country) about 25th in a world league of foreign tourist arrivals.

The total world International tourist arrivals were to 764 million in 2004 up from 693m in 2001. Spain has dropped to the fourth most popular destination country in the world after France, USA and China after being second to France for many decades. The chart below shows the number of foreign tourist arrivals in the top countries for 2019, 2010, 2004, and 2001.

Number of foreign tourists to Spain for 2001 to 2010 can be seen in the table below. A Tourist is defined as a visitor who stays at least one night and the purpose of travel is pleasure not business. Of the 52,677,187 foreign tourists to come to Spain in 2010, this is the method of transport elected.

The GDP (PIB Producto Interior Bruto in Spanish) is a measure of the total market value of all the goods and services produced by a country in a given period. GDP is widely used by economists to gauge the health of an economy, as its variations are relatively quickly identified. However, its value as an indicator for the standard of living is considered to be limited.

According to the municipal redister (padron) the population of Andalucia on the 1st January 2012 is 8,437,000. This is provisional estimate. According to the municipal redister (padron) the population of Andalucia on the 1st January 2011 is 8,415,000. This is an increase of 13.6% from the 2001 National Census.

There was a large construction boom in Andalucia from 2000 to 2007. This can be seen from the number of new housing units built according to the Ministry of Public Works.

The total number of foreign residents registered on the municipal Padron' in Andalucia in 2010 was 704,056. In the table (split into two) below you can see the break down of this by province of residence and world region of nationality. The growth of the total number of foreign residents registered on the municipal Padron' in Andalucia from 1996 to 2010 can be seen in the table below.

Andalucia has 5 international airports. There is detailed information about each airport and the flights on our respective airport pages, Malaga, Sevilla, Almeria, Jerez, Granada-Jaen. Malaga is by far the dominant airport. All the airports increased their passenger movements up to 2007. All except Malaga have seen reduced passenger movements since then.