Foreign Trips of Citizens Increase by Four Times

In the first half of this year, 833 thousand (double counting) citizens of Mongolia traveled abroad, of which 553.6 thousand (66.5 percent) journeyed on tourism. This number exceeds by 410.2 thousand or 3.9 times more compared to the same period of 2022.

In the meantime, 279.3 thousand (33.5 percent) people traveled for work, study, or permanent residence, which is an increase of 205.6 thousand or 3.8 times more compared to the same period of 2022reports the National Statistics Office.

Among our citizens who traveled abroad, 567.8 thousand (68.2 percent) were men, and 265.2 thousand (31.8 percent) were women, and 49.1 thousand (5.9 percent) were children. As for the duration of overseas trips, 797.8 thousand (95.8 percent) of them went for up to 30 days, 10.7 thousand (1.3 percent) for 30 to 90 days, and 24.5 thousand (2.9 percent) for 90 or more days.