Wednesday, November 30, 2005

Travel & Tourism statistics

When I was in-flight with easyJet, I read some interesting statistics. Then I want to post them in my blog in three different deliveries.

"Did you know that Italy boasts more mobile phone subscriptions than people?
Or that your colleague in Prague knocks back 157 litres of booze a year?
Enjoy these tantalising tidbits about easyJet destinations. And if you're going to Athens, don't forget to pick up some smokes.

FLYING HIGH
(Total km flown by passengers per year in millions)
1. United Kingdom - 166.881
2. Germany - 122.225
3. France - 92.604
4. Netherlands - 57.272
5. Italy - 51.117

GOING PLACES
(Tourists admitted annually)
1. France - 75.048.000
2. Spain - 51.830.000
3. Italy - 39.604.000
4. United Kingdom - 24.715.000
5. Germany - 18.392.000

BIG SPENDERS
(Annual amount of tourist spending in millions)
1. Germany - 48.807€
2. United Kingdom - 38.292€
3. France 19.403€
4. Italy - 17.249€
5. Netherlands - 12.188€

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