Quarterly Bulletin - 2nd quarter of 2015
Today left the Statistical Quarterly Bulletin for the second quarter of 2015. It is the Bulletin number fifty eight, more than fourteen years of disclosure of quarterly information. This Bulletin provides information about the behavior of a set of indicators for the first six months of 2015 and the twelve months of 2014. In this newsletter we present disclosure for the first time in BT, the film statistics.
Tourism - June 2015
Overnight stays spent in the Azorean hotel establishments increased by 20,7% in June 2015 compared with June 2014. From January to June, overnight stays spent in the Azorean hotel establishments increased by 23,0% compared with the same period in 2014. Overnight stays spent by residents increased by 30,1% and overnight stays spent by non-residents increased by 17,2%.
Guests registered an increase of 23,3% in June and an increase of 25,9% from January to June.
In June 2015, the average stay was 3,05 nights (-2,2%) and the bed occupancy rate stood at 54,8% (8,1 p.p.).
Total revenue increased by 20,9% and revenue from accommodation increased by 21,3% in June 2015.
RevPar was EUR 36,9 and registered an increase of 20,2 %.
Consumer Price Index - July 2015
The 12-month average rate of the Consumer Price Index (CPI), was 0,58% in July 2015. The annual rate decreased to 1,10%. The monthly rate was in July 2015 -0,49%.
Employment Statistics – 2nd quarter of 2015
The employment estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2015 is up 5,7% from the same quarter of 2014 and 3,3% from previous quarter.
The unemployment rate estimated for the 2nd quarter of 2015 was 11,3%. This value is down 4,7 percentage points (p.p.) from the same quarter of 2014 and 3,6 p.p. from previous quarter.
The national average was 11,9%. (The region of Centro is the lowest rate with 8,5%).