Average number of holidays per person in the UK 2011-2019

In the United Kingdom people took an average of 3.9 holidays per person per year in 2019, whether in the UK or abroad. Overall the survey showed that more Brits were taking holidays than in previous years, with almost half taking a mix of vacations at home and abroad.

Average number of holidays taken abroad or dometically per person in the United Kingdom (UK) from 2011 to 2019

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Release date

October 2019


United Kingdom

Survey time period

2011 to 2019**

Number of respondents


Method of interview

Online survey

Supplementary notes

* n (2019) = 2,043. Number of respondents approximately 2000 per year.
** Surveys were conducted July-August each year following the same online research methodology, and regarding holiday booking habits in the 12 months prior to survey.

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