InsiderEconomyResidents of Cyprus travelling abroad, down 92.7% in February

Residents of Cyprus travelling abroad, down 92.7% in February

A total of 8,918 residents of Cyprus returned from a trip abroad in February 2021, compared to 121,354 in the corresponding month last year, recording a decrease of 92.7%, amid  the COVID-19 pandemic.

According to the Statistical Service o Cyprus, the main countries from which Cypriot residents returned in February 2021, were Greece and Russia. Compared to February 2020, the returns of residents from Greece decreased by 94.6% and returns from Russia by 87.8%.

The Statistical Service notes that the statistics for February 2021 were obtained from processing data of the electronic platform “Cyprus Flight Pass”. Due to issues that arose from the self-declared information provided by the passengers, it was not possible to provide a more extensive analysis.


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