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General Information

The Istituto Nazionale di Statistica (ISTAT) survey on customer movement in hospitality facilities is planned in the National Statistical Programme. The survey refers to all accommodation establishments (hotels and other) operating in the country and aims to collect information for each month of the year arrivals and presences of foreign and Italian customers.
Istat uses, to effect the revelation of the offices of the local authorities with specific expertise in the field of tourism.
To provincial capitals, according to the Legge Regionale Toscana n. 86 del 20 dic. 2016 "Consolidated Law of the regional tourism system", is attributed to the collection function and processing of statistical data on tourism.


Hotels and other structure proview by the Legge Regionale Toscana n. 86 del 20 dic. 2016, presents in the province, have a duty to consider this recognition as enshrined in art. 7 del Decreto legislativo n. 322/1989, communicating electronically the data on arrivals and presences of guests.


The Settore 9 “Turismo di valenza sovracomunale” of the Comune di Lucca is competent to receive such information by the accommodation facilities located throughout the territory of the all province of Lucca.
The data collected are protected by statistical secrecy and subject to the rules on the protection of personal data ( Decreto legislativo 196/2003) and can only be used for statistical purposes and communicated by Istat in aggregate form for purposes of scientific research and study.


Dissemination and use of collected data
The survey is carried out with monthly frequency. Data collected, protected by statistical confidentiality and subject to the provisions on personal data protection, may also be used, for subsequent processing, exclusively for statistical purposes by the subjects of the National Statistical System and may also be communicated for scientific research purposes to: Conditions and in accordance with the provisions of art. 7 of the Code of Conduct for the Processing of Personal Data Performed under the National Statistical System. The same data will be disseminated in aggregate form, so that it is not possible to trace back to the subjects who provided or to whom they relate.
Who benefits from data

The data on the consistency of the recruiting exercises are sent to Eurostat according to the deadlines set in the Rules. In addition, they are used by all types of users, such as: international organizations (Eurostat, OECD ...), national government and local governments, trade associations, research institutes and academia, students, internal users at Istat, Hospital, media and civil society.

Further details on the ISTAT website.


Statistic data on the movement of tourist in the Province of Lucca
Periodic processing tables of aggregated data by type of accommodation (hotels and other) and by origin of tourists (Italian and foreign), with reference to the tourist macro-areas of the province of Lucca and the individual municipalities in the area.


year 2017

- tird quarter (pdf 155kb)
- second quarter 2017 (pdf 156)
- first quarter 2017 (pdf 161)


year 2016

- 2016 annual (pdf 143kb)

- fourth quarter 2016 (pdf 121 kb)
- third quarter 2016 (pdf 122 kb)
second quarter 2016 (pdf 112 kb)
first quarter 2016 (pdf 129 kb)


year 2015

- 2015 annual  (pdf 114 kb)
- third quarter 2015 (pdf 88 kb)
- first semester 2015 (pdf 88 kb)


archive of the prevoius years


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