Release

Travel trends 2015

Released: 20 May 2016 9:30am
Next release: 18 May 2017

Summary

Annual results from the International Passenger Survey (IPS), which collects information from passengers as they enter or leave the UK by the principal air, sea and tunnel routes.

Publications

Data

  • Overseas travel and tourism, quarterly

    Seasonally adjusted and non-seasonally adjusted estimates of completed international visits to and from the UK and earnings and expenditure associated with these visits.

  • Travel trends estimates: UK residents‘ visits abroad

    Annual estimates on visits and spending by UK residents abroad, by purpose and region of visit. New methods were introduced for producing the 2019 estimates and where back dated to 2009. The datasets presented since then contain estimates produced using the new method. The other datasets presented on this page were produced using the previous method and are now superseded.

  • Travel trends estimates: overseas residents in the UK

    Annual estimates on visits and spending in the UK by overseas residents, by purpose and region of visit. New methods were introduced for producing the 2019 estimates and where back dated to 2009. The datasets presented since then contain estimates produced using the new method. The other datasets presented on this page were produced using the previous method and are now superseded.

  • Travel trends estimates: overseas residents in the UK and UK residents abroad

    Annual estimates on visits and spending of UK residents abroad and for overseas residents visiting the UK.

  • Travel trends: confidence intervals

    Confidence intervals for the Travel trends estimates.

Contact details

Name

Giles Horsfield

Email

socialsurveys@ons.gov.uk

Phone

+44 (0)1633 455731

About the data

National Statistics

These statistics have been given National Statistics status by the Office for Statistics Regulation. They have been produced by following the standards set out in the Code of Practice for Statistics. They meet the highest standards of trustworthiness, quality and public value.

This means that they:

  • meet identified user needs
  • are well explained and easily accessible
  • are produced based on appropriate data and methods
  • are managed impartially and objectively in the public interest