Tourism in the European Union countries – data for 2022

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In 2022, in tourist accommodation establishments located in the 27 countries of the European Union 926.1 million people were accommodated, with 2.7 billion overnight stays provided to them. Compared to 2021, both the number of tourists and the number of overnight stays provided to them increased - by 56.8% and 50.1% respectively.

Under current legislation[1], the scope of information provided by European Union (EU) member states to Eurostat includes all tourist accommodation establishments with 10 or more bed places. Transmission of data on establishments with 9 or fewer bed places is not mandatory and not all countries provide such data.

According to estimates, in 2022 there were 621.6 thousand tourist accommodation establishments in the European Union countries, of which more than one third of the establishments (224.6 thousand) were located in Italy. In Poland, at the same time 9.8 thousand establishments were ready to accommodate tourists, and they accounted for 1.6% of all accommodation establishments located in the EU.