58.32 percent increase in the number of tourists

The Ministry of Culture and Tourism shared data on the number of visitors to the country in the January-August period of the year.

Accordingly, Turkey hosted 32 million 500 thousand 190 visitors in 8 months of the year. The number of foreign visitors increased by 108.48 percent compared to the same period of the previous year and reached 29 million 334 thousand 652.

In the ranking of the countries sending the highest number of visitors to Turkey, Germany is the first with 105.73 percent and 3 million 850 thousand 816 people, Russian Federation is the second with 22.8 percent increase and 3 million 3 thousand 836 people, England is the second with 2 thousand 120.57 percent and 2 million 360 thousand 404 people. (United Kingdom) placed third. Britain was followed by Bulgaria and Iran.

DISTRIBUTION OF FOREIGN VISITORS TO TURKEY BY YEARS AND MONTHS
years % CHANGE RATE
MONTHS 2020 2021 2022 2021/2020 2022/2021
FIREPLACE 1 787 435 509 787 1 281 666 -71.48 151.41
FEBRUARY 1 733 112 537 976 1 541 393 -68.96 186.52
MARCH 718 097 905 323 2 079 565 26.07 129.70
APRIL 24 238 790 687 2 574 423 3162.18 225.59
MAY 29 829 936 282 3 873 212 3038.83 313.68
JUNE 214 768 2 047 596 5 014 821 853.40 144.91
JULY 932 927 4 360 952 6 665 129 367.45 52.84
AUGUST 1 814 701 3 982 168 6 304 443 119.44 58.32
SEPTEMBER 2 203 482 3 513 453 59.45
OCTOBER 1 742 303 3 471 540 99.25
NOVEMBER 833 991 1 763 982 111.51
DECEMBER 699 330 1 892 520 170.62
TOTAL 12 734 213 24 712 266 94.06
8 MONTHS TOTAL 7 255 107 14 070 771 29 334 652 93.94 108.48

IN AUGUST, 58.32 PERCENT INCREASE COMPARED TO THE LAST YEAR

In August, the number of foreign visitors increased by 58.32 percent compared to the same month of the previous year and reached 6 million 304 thousand 443.

The most visitors to Turkey in August were Germany with 858 thousand 265 people, the Russian Federation with 806 thousand 505 people, England (United Kingdom), Bulgaria and Iran with 550 thousand 156 people, respectively.

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