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WHAT IS THE AIM OF THIS REGULATION?
It establishes European Union (EU) rules and methods for the development, production and dissemination of statistics on tourism. It is closely related to Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 on European statistics.
EU countries are required to collect, draw up, process and transmit harmonised statistics on supply and demand in tourism.
Data to be collected
EU countries may produce the necessary statistical data by using a combination of the following different sources: surveys, other appropriate sources (including administrative data) and appropriate statistical estimation procedures.
WHEN DOES THE REGULATION APPLY?
It has applied since 11 August 2011.
Tourism is a key sector of the European Union’s (EU) economy. Tourism statistics are collected to assist policymakers as well as those working or operating in the sector.
For more information, see:
Regulation (EU) No 692/2011 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 6 July 2011 concerning European statistics on tourism and repealing Council Directive 95/57/EC (OJ L 192, 22.7.2011, pp. 17-32)
Successive amendments to Regulation (EU) No 692/2011 have been incorporated in the original text. This consolidated version is of documentary value only.
Regulation (EC) No 223/2009 of the European Parliament and of the Council of 11 March 2009 on European statistics and repealing Regulation (EC, Euratom) No 1101/2008 of the European Parliament and of the Council on the transmission of data subject to statistical confidentiality to the Statistical Office of the European Communities, Council Regulation (EC) No 322/97 on Community Statistics, and Council Decision 89/382/EEC, Euratom establishing a Committee on the Statistical Programmes of the European Communities (OJ L 87, 31.3.2009, pp. 164-173)
See consolidated version.
Report from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on the implementation of Regulation (EU) No 692/2011 of the European Parliament:and of the Council concerning European statistics on tourism (COM(2016) 489 final, 29.7.2016)
last update 07.11.2016