- What data are available?
- Is there more than one version?
- How long will it take to get the data?
- Is there a charge for the service and if so, how much is it?
- Are there any restrictions to applying for the data?
- How do I apply for access?
- Who can I contact for further information?
Users can access published data from National Statistics Online. All data for Tourist Passengers from the IPS are available – see the IPS product information in the Related links.
Annual Travel Trends
Quarterly Overseas Travel and Tourism and Travelpac dataset (xls and .sav formats)
Monthly Overseas Travel and Tourism statistical bulletin
Time series data for Monthly Overseas Travel and Tourism
Data are available from the UK Data Archive (UKDA).
No, although the Quarterly and Monthly publications have a revisions policy. Travelpac has four provisional quarterly datasets. This is replaced by a final data version for the year once all revisions have taken place.
Once users have registered with the UKDA, details of the turnaround time for researchers accessing data are available from the UKDA web site.
Researchers accessing the data for commercial purposes will be charged per study number.
Only bona fide researchers registered with the UKDA are permitted to access the data.
Commercial users must place a data order online before they can download the data from the UKDA web site. Arrangements are then made for the signing of a commercial licence agreement. Visit the UKDA web site for further details.
To use the UKDA users must register with the ESDS, where you will be provided with an Athens ID. Registration is a one-off process that involves providing the UKDA with personal details, and agreement to an End User Licence which outlines the conditions for using the data. Visit the ESDS web site for details on how to register.
For more information on the survey please email the IPS team: IPS@ons.gsi.gov.uk
Alternatively, email the ESDS for information about:
If you are unsure which dataset you require or which service to use, please refer to the Access to ONS data service for further information.