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## Economy Statistics > Tourist arrivals > Liechtenstein (historical data)

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 Date Amount Rank 2008 58,000 #141 2007 58,000 #160 2006 55,000 #164 2005 50,000 #164 2004 49,000 #161 2003 49,000 #161 2002 49,000 #159 2001 56,000 #154 2000 62,000 #148 1999 60,000 #148 1998 59,000 #149 1997 57,000 #149 1996 56,000 #148 1995 59,000 #142

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. When data on number of tourists are not available, the number of visitors, which includes tourists, same-day visitors, cruise passengers, and crew members, is shown instead. Sources and collection methods for arrivals differ across countries. In some cases data are from border statistics (police, immigration, and the like) and supplemented by border surveys. In other cases data are from tourism accommodation establishments. For some countries number of arrivals is limited to arrivals by air and for others to arrivals staying in hotels. Some countries include arrivals of nationals residing abroad while others do not. Caution should thus be used in comparing arrivals across countries. The data on inbound tourists refer to the number of arrivals, not to the number of people traveling. Thus a person who makes several trips to a country during a given period is counted each time as a new arrival."

SOURCE: World Tourism Organisation, Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Compendium of Tourism Statistics and data files.

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