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TABLE 3 - Holidays1 Abroad: by destination (per cent)

1971 1981 1991 1998

Spain2 34.3 21.7 21.3 27.5
France 15.9 27.2 25.8 20.2
United States 1.0 5.5 6.8 7.0
Greece 4.5 6.7 7.6 5.3
Italy 9.2 5.8 3.5 4.0

Portugal 2.6 2.8 4.8 3.6
Irish Republic .. 3.6 3.0 3.5
Turkey .. 0.1 0.7 3.0
Netherlands 3.6 2.4 3.5 2.7
Cyprus 1.0 0.7 2.4 2.6

Belgium .. 2.1 2.1 2.3
Germany 3.4 2.6 2.7 1.8
Malta .. 2.6 1.7 1.3
Austria 5.5 2.5 2.4 1.3
Other countries 19.0 13.7 11.8 13.9

All destinations (=100%)

(thousands) 4,201 13,131 20,788 32,306

1. A Visit made for holiday purposes. Business trips and Visits to friends or relatives are excluded.
2. Excludes the Canary Islands prior to 1981.

Source: International Passenger Survey, Office for National Statistics


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