The graph is based on the annual mean concentration values for each EU Member State; the boxes present the range of
concentrations at all stations types (in μg/m3) officially reported by the EU Member States and how the concentrations relate
to the limit value set by EU legislation (marked by the red line).
The diagram indicates the lowest and highest observations, the means and the lower and upper quartiles. The lower quartile
splits the lowest 25 % of the data and the upper quartile splits the highest 25 % of the data.
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Developing countries often gain little financial benefit from the influx of visitors to their shores. Only around 30 % of the money spent by tourists on their holiday remains in the host country. Eco tourism is promoted in some countries. For sustainable destinations, explore EU’s catalogue at www.eco-label.com or the National Geographic's portal at www.nationalgeographic.com/travel/sustainable.
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