The number of tourists in the January–June period in North Macedonia was 71.8% lower than in the same period last year as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, according to Macedonian media reports.
The State Statistical Office of North Macedonia has said that the number of overnight stays in the observed period dropped 71.3%, or 64.1% with domestic and 75.3% with foreign tourists, Belgrade daily Blic reports.
The number of tourists in June 2020 was 5,210, while the number of overnight stays was 14,179. Relative to June 2019, a 95.6% decrease in the number of tourists was registered, along with a 94.6% decrease in the number of overnight stays.
The number of domestic, North Macedonian tourists in June 2020 was 88.9% lower than in June 2019, whereas the number of foreign guests decreased by 97.9%.
The number of overnight stays among domestic tourists decreased by 90.1%, and by 96.6% among foreign ones.