Foreigners’ arrivals to Albania up by 5.8 pct in first five months of 2019

The number of foreigners that arrived in Albania during the first five months of 2019 increased by 5.8 percent year-on-year and amounted to 1,506,618, the country’s National Institute of Statistics (INSTAT) reported on Tuesday.

According to INSTAT, in May 2019, a total of 401,531 foreigners arrived in Albania, increasing by 1.7 percent compared to the same period last year.

Meanwhile, INSTAT data showed a total of 2,196,873 Albanians left the country in the first five months of 2019, an increase of 10.7 percent year-on-year.