Greek tourism figures 2005

Greek tourism at a glance - 2005 figures
international tourist arrivals14.388.182
international tourism receipts10.729,5 mi. €
average per capita tourism expenditure746 €
seasonality49,5% of int. tourist arrivals between July and September
market share based on international tourist arrivals1,8% world, 3,2% Europe
contribution to GDP17,6%
contribution to employment19,5%
total employment855.100
hotel capacity9.036 units / 682.050 beds
concentration of supply66% of hotel beds are concentrated in 4 areas of Greece
top 5 markets based on int. tourism receipts (mi. €)Germany (2.235,3), U.K. (1.932,9), Italy (846,0), U.S.A. (674,3), France (617,3)

source: tourism generis, based on data provided by the Bank of Greece, the Hellenic Chamber of Hotels, the UNWTO and the WTTC