Slovenian Tourism in Number is an annual publication which is being issued by the Research and Development Department since 2002. It is largely based on statistical data on tourists traffic that are collected and published by the Statistical Office of the Republic of Slovenia.
Slovenian tourism registered record results in 2011. In the previous year, more tourists visited Slovenia than in 2008, the best year so far. The accommodation facilities registered 3,217,966 arrivals of tourists and 9,388,095 overnight stays. The total number of tourists increased by 7%, while the number of overnight stays increased by 5%. In 2011, Slovenia recorded 9% more visits of foreign tourists in comparison with the previous year. The average stay period lasted 3 days.