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Economy > International tourism > Number of arrivals: Countries Compared

DEFINITION: International inbound tourists (overnight visitors) are the number of tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.

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# COUNTRY AMOUNT DATE GRAPH HISTORY
1 France 76 million 2005
2 Spain 55.58 million 2005
3 United States 49.21 million 2005
4 China 46.81 million 2005
5 Italy 36.51 million 2005
Group of 7 countries (G7) average (profile) 34.1 million 2005
6 United Kingdom 29.97 million 2005
7 Hong Kong 23.36 million 2005
8 Russia 22.2 million 2005
9 Mexico 21.91 million 2005
10 Germany 21.5 million 2005
11 Turkey 20.27 million 2005
12 Austria 19.95 million 2005
Non-religious countries average (profile) 19.87 million 2005
13 Canada 18.77 million 2005
14 Malaysia 16.43 million 2005
15 Ukraine 15.63 million 2004
Eurozone average (profile) 15.33 million 2005
High income OECD countries average (profile) 15.22 million 2005
16 Poland 15.2 million 2005
NATO countries average (profile) 14.82 million 2005
17 Greece 14.28 million 2005
European Union average (profile) 13.79 million 2005
18 Portugal 11.62 million 2004
19 Thailand 11.57 million 2005
Heavily indebted countries average (profile) 10.67 million 2005
20 Netherlands 10.01 million 2005
Europe average (profile) 9.69 million 2004
21 Saudi Arabia 9.1 million 2005
22 Macau 9.01 million 2005
Emerging markets average (profile) 8.77 million 2005
23 Croatia 8.47 million 2005
24 Egypt 8.24 million 2005
Catholic countries average (profile) 7.45 million 2004
25 South Africa 7.37 million 2005
26 Ireland 7.33 million 2005
27 Switzerland 7.23 million 2005
28 Singapore 7.08 million 2005
Cold countries average (profile) 6.82 million 2000
29 Belgium 6.75 million 2005
30 Japan 6.73 million 2005
Tourist destinations average (profile) 6.49 million 2004
31 Tunisia 6.38 million 2005
32 Czech Republic 6.34 million 2005
33 South Korea 6.02 million 2005
34 United Arab Emirates 5.87 million 2003
35 Morocco 5.84 million 2005
36 Australia 5.5 million 2005
37 Brazil 5.36 million 2005
38 Indonesia 5 million 2005
39 Bulgaria 4.84 million 2005
Christian countries average (profile) 4.77 million 2001
Eastern Europe average (profile) 4 million 2000
40 India 3.92 million 2005
41 Bahrain 3.91 million 2005
42 Argentina 3.9 million 2005
43 Norway 3.86 million 2005
44 Dominican Republic 3.69 million 2005
45 Puerto Rico 3.69 million 2005
East Asia and Pacific average (profile) 3.62 million 2001
46 Vietnam 3.47 million 2005
47 Hungary 3.45 million 2005
Former Soviet republics average (profile) 3.44 million 2004
48 Denmark 3.36 million 2004
49 Romania 3.27 million 2000
50 Kazakhstan 3.07 million 2004
51 Jordan 2.99 million 2005
Former British colonies average (profile) 2.96 million 2004
Middle Eastern and North Africa average (profile) 2.8 million 2004
Religious countries average (profile) 2.8 million 2000
52 Sweden 2.75 million 2000
Former Spanish colonies average (profile) 2.65 million 2005
53 Philippines 2.62 million 2005
54 Cyprus 2.47 million 2005
55 Andorra 2.42 million 2005
56 New Zealand 2.37 million 2005
57 Cuba 2.26 million 2005
58 Finland 2.08 million 2005
59 Zimbabwe 2.07 million 2001
60 Chile 2.03 million 2005
61 Lithuania 2 million 2005
Muslim countries average (profile) 1.92 million 2003
62 Israel 1.9 million 2005
63 Estonia 1.9 million 2005
64 Uruguay 1.81 million 2005
Latin America and Caribbean average (profile) 1.68 million 2005
65 Iran 1.66 million 2004
66 The Bahamas 1.61 million 2005
OPEC countries average (profile) 1.57 million 2004
67 Slovenia 1.55 million 2005
68 Botswana 1.52 million 2004
69 Slovakia 1.51 million 2005
70 Peru 1.49 million 2005
71 Jamaica 1.48 million 2005
72 Costa Rica 1.45 million 2004
73 Algeria 1.44 million 2005
74 Cambodia 1.42 million 2005
Hot countries average (profile) 1.39 million 2001
75 Syria 1.32 million 2001
76 Guatemala 1.32 million 2005
Landlocked countries average (profile) 1.3 million 2001
South Asia average (profile) 1.23 million 2005
77 Guam 1.23 million 2005
78 Kenya 1.2 million 2004
79 Azerbaijan 1.18 million 2005
80 Malta 1.17 million 2005
81 El Salvador 1.15 million 2005
82 Lebanon 1.14 million 2005
=83 Oman 1.12 million 2005
=83 Latvia 1.12 million 2005
85 Nigeria 962,000 2004
86 Colombia 933,000 2005
=87 Luxembourg 913,000 2005
=87 Qatar 913,000 2005
South and Central Asia average (profile) 881,909.09 2004
89 Ecuador 861,000 2005
90 Swaziland 839,000 2005
91 Brunei 815,000 2005
92 Pakistan 798,000 2005
Former French colonies average (profile) 783,181.82 2002
93 Mauritius 761,000 2005
94 Honduras 749,000 2005
95 Aruba 733,000 2005
96 Serbia and Montenegro 725,000 2005
97 Nicaragua 712,000 2005
98 Venezuela 706,000 2005
99 Panama 702,000 2005
100 Namibia 695,000 2003
101 Laos 672,000 2005
102 Ghana 584,000 2004
103 Virgin Islands 575,000 2005
104 Tanzania 566,000 2004
105 Georgia 560,000 2005
106 Fiji 550,000 2005
107 Sri Lanka 549,000 2005
108 Barbados 548,000 2005
109 Northern Mariana Islands 525,000 2004
110 Zambia 515,000 2004
111 Bolivia 504,000 2005
112 Malawi 471,000 2004
113 Mozambique 470,000 2004
114 Uganda 468,000 2005
115 Trinidad and Tobago 463,000 2005
Sub-Saharan Africa average (profile) 415,560.98 2001
116 Maldives 395,000 2005
117 Senegal 387,000 2005
118 Nepal 375,000 2005
119 Paraguay 341,000 2005
120 Yemen 336,000 2005
121 Armenia 319,000 2005
122 Saint Lucia 318,000 2005
123 Kyrgyzstan 315,000 2005
124 Iceland 303,000 2000
=125 Mongolia 301,000 2004
=125 Cote d'Ivoire 301,000 1998
127 Monaco 286,000 2005
128 Bermuda 270,000 2005
129 Uzbekistan 262,000 2004
130 Antigua and Barbuda 261,000 2005
131 Belize 237,000 2005
132 Burma 232,000 2005
133 Madagascar 229,000 2004
134 Ethiopia 227,000 2005
=135 Burkina Faso 222,000 2004
=135 Gabon 222,000 2003
137 Angola 210,000 2005
=138 Bangladesh 208,000 2005
=138 French Polynesia 208,000 2005
140 Cape Verde 198,000 2005
=141 Cameroon 190,000 2004
=141 Bosnia and Herzegovina 190,000 2004
143 Lesotho 186,000 1999
144 Benin 174,000 2004
145 Cayman Islands 168,000 2005
146 Suriname 160,000 2005
147 Libya 149,000 2004
148 Burundi 148,000 2005
149 Mali 143,000 2005
150 Seychelles 129,000 2005
=151 Saint Kitts and Nevis 127,000 2005
=151 Iraq 127,000 2001
153 Guyana 117,000 2005
154 Rwanda 113,000 2001
155 The Gambia 111,000 2005
156 Samoa 102,000 2005
157 New Caledonia 101,000 2005
158 Grenada 99,000 2005
=159 Saint Vincent and the Grenadines 96,000 2005
=159 Haiti 96,000 2004
=161 Belarus 91,000 2005
=161 Kuwait 91,000 2004
163 Palau 86,000 2005
164 Eritrea 83,000 2005
165 Togo 81,000 2005
166 Dominica 79,000 2005
167 Papua New Guinea 69,000 2005
168 Vanuatu 62,000 2005
=169 Sudan 61,000 2004
=169 Democratic Republic of the Congo 61,000 2005
171 Niger 55,000 2003
172 Liechtenstein 50,000 2005
173 Albania 46,000 2005
174 Guinea 45,000 2005
=175 San Marino 42,000 2004
=175 Tonga 42,000 2005
177 Sierra Leone 40,000 2005
=178 Mauritania 30,000 2000
=178 Djibouti 30,000 2005
180 Chad 29,000 2005
181 American Samoa 24,000 2005
182 Moldova 23,000 2005
183 Congo, Republic of the 22,000 2002
184 Solomon Islands 21,000 1999
185 Federated States of Micronesia 19,000 2005
186 Comoros 18,000 2004
187 Bhutan 14,000 2005
188 Turkmenistan 12,000 2005
189 Sao Tome and Principe 11,000 2005
190 Marshall Islands 9,000 2005
191 Central African Republic 8,000 2004
192 Guinea-Bissau 5,000 2005
193 Tajikistan 4,000 2001
194 Kiribati 3,000 2004

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