International tourism: receipts and expenditures

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This table shows Austria’s receipts and expenditures resulting from international travel broken down by target and home country. It does NOT include international personal travel. As this table is an excerpt from the Austrian balance of payments, the BPM5 concepts and definitions apply.


OeNB, Statistics Austria.

Definitions and terms:

Tourism, current account, travelers, excursionists, same-day visitors, international tourists, travel, travel receipts, travel expenditures, vacation, export, import

Legal basis:

Austria: Article 44 Nationalbank Act, Exchange Control Act 2004; International: SDDS and Articles of Agreements of the IMF, ECB guideline, EU regulation.


Expenditures are primarily based on a household survey (N=12.000). Receipts are mainly based on the statistics of overnight stays, which are combined with the results of a survey on expenditures at airports, hotels and places of interest. Mirror data of the partner countries and administrative sources are used for same-day visitors, border workers, students, medical patients and for quality checks.

Reporting institutions:

The household survey is conducted by Statistics Austria on behalf of the OeNB. Overnight stays are reported by local governments and owners of accommodations, respectively. Expenses are based on the expenditure survey of international tourists and excursionists.

Standards and codes:

ISO country and currency codes, ISIN code, IMF Balance of Payments Manual 6.