High Level Summary of Statistics Trend Last update: Monday, October 17, 2011
United Kingdom Tourism Survey (UKTS) measures the volume and value of tourism trips taken by residents in the UK up to 2010. In 2010, over 12 million domestic tourists took overnight trips to Scotland and the annual expenditure was about £2.6 billion. Domestic visits account for 84% of all tourism visits to Scotland whilst expenditure by UK visitors accounts for 64% of all tourism expenditure to Scotland.
Note that the UK Tourism Survey (UKTS) has been replaced by the Great Britain Tourism Survey (GBTS) from 2011 onwards. Data collection for Northern Ireland is no longer included - resulting in a change in the coverage of the survey from UK-wide to mainland Great Britain only. Annual figures from the GB Tourism Survey will be published when they become available.
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