The number of foreign nationals entering Albania in the first half of the year has increased by 11.3%, compared to the same period of 2018.
Referring to INSTAT, Albania had 2,136,952 foreigners entering the country in January-June 2019.
During the first six months of 2019, the inflow of foreign nationals in Albania has also increased for health reasons.
According to INSTAT, in the first half of the year, number of visits for health care treatment in Albania has increased by 270%.
Despite the high percentage, the number of foreigners arriving to Albania for healthcare treatment is relatively low.
In total, in the period January-June 2019, 444 foreign nationals have visited the country for health purposes, which on average is 77 entries per month.
According to INSTAT’s data, in the same period the previous year, 20 ‘foreign’ entries per month was the average number of visitors who arrived in the country for the same purpose.
In the majority of cases, these are foreign citizens who choose to come to Albania for dental care and plastic surgery thanks to affordable prices. TemA