Domestic trips in Great Britain 2015-2018, by purpose

This statistic presents the number of trips taken by domestic tourists in Great Britain from 2015 to 2018, by purpose of travel. Around 57.9 million trips were taken for vacation or holiday purposes in 2018. This was the most popular reason for traveling within Britain. Since 2010, over 50 million trips have been taken each year by travelers in Great Britain for domestic holidays.

Number of domestic trips in Great Britain from 2015 to 2018, by purpose

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Source

Release date

April 2019

Region

United Kingdom (Great Britain)

Survey time period

2015 to 2018

Number of respondents

100,000*

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

Trips lasting one night or more.
* Interviewing is carried out every week of the year using a face-to-face methodology. Annually, some 100,000 respondents are contacted, and any who have returned from an overnight trip within the past four weeks are asked to describe the details of that trip.

The source adds that the latest 2018 results are provisional and subject to minor changes in subsequent months due to the inclusion of trip-takers returning from late trips.

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