UAH 130.6 million was the total amount of revenues from the tourist tax to the local budgets of Ukraine in 2020. According to the press service of the State Agency for Tourism Development of Ukraine, Kyiv, Odesa and Lviv regions have traditionally been in the top three in terms of the amount of tourist tax.
Thus, the budget of Kyiv received almost 34.7 million hryvnias. For comparison, the capital’s revenues from the tourist tax for 2019 amounted to more than 63 million UAH.
Odessa region boasted 15.2 million hryvnias (12% of the total), the budget of Lviv region was replenished by 11.8 million due to the tourist tax (9%). Immediately behind them is the Kyiv region (UAH 9.8 million).
Slightly more than UAH 6 million were received by Kharkiv, Dnipropetrovsk and Zaporizhia regions (UAH 6.6 million, UAH 6.4 million and UAH 6.2 million, respectively). Ivano-Frankivsk and Dnipropetrovsk regions (UAH 5.6 million each) were the most nearby. The Nikolaev area (4,6 million UAH) closes ten leaders.
The lowest tourist tax in 2020 came to the budget of Ternopil region (about 1 million, or 1%).