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  • Expenditures > % of total imports: International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries, including payments to foreign carriers for international transport. These may include expenditures by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Their share in imports is calculated as a ratio to imports of goods and services.
  • Expenditures > Current US$: International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries, including payments to foreign carriers for international transport. These may include expenditures by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Expenditures > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries, including payments to foreign carriers for international transport. These may include expenditures by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Expenditures > Current US$ > Per capita: International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries, including payments to foreign carriers for international transport. These may include expenditures by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Expenditures > Current US$ per capita: International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries, including payments to foreign carriers for international transport. These may include expenditures by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Expenditures for travel items > Current US$: International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries. The goods and services are purchased by, or on behalf of, the traveler or provided, without a quid pro quo, for the traveler to use or give away. These may include expenditures by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Excluded is the international carriage of travelers, which is covered in passenger travel items. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
  • Number of arrivals: International inbound tourists (overnight visitors) are the number of tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.
  • Number of departures: International outbound tourists are the number of departures that people make from their country of usual residence to any other country for any purpose other than a remunerated activity in the country visited.
  • Receipts > % of total > Exports: International tourism receipts are expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts should include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Their share in exports is calculated as a ratio to exports of goods and services.
  • Receipts > Current US$: International tourism receipts are expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts should include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • Receipts > Current US$ > Per $ GDP: International tourism receipts are expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts should include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per $ GDP figures expressed per 1,000 $ gross domestic product.
  • Receipts > Current US$ > Per capita: International tourism receipts are expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts should include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Per capita figures expressed per 1 population.
  • Receipts > Current US$ per capita: International tourism receipts are expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts should include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Data are in current U.S. dollars. Figures expressed per capita for the same year.
  • Receipts for travel items > Current US$: International tourism receipts for travel items are expenditures by international inbound visitors in the reporting economy. The goods and services are purchased by, or on behalf of, the traveler or provided, without a quid pro quo, for the traveler to use or give away. These receipts should include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except in cases where these are so important as to justify a separate classification. Excluded is the international carriage of travelers, which is covered in passenger travel items. Data are in current U.S. dollars."
STAT South Africa United States HISTORY
Expenditures > % of total imports 7.01%
Ranked 33th. 40% more than United States
5%
Ranked 69th.

Expenditures > Current US$ 4.81 billion$
Ranked 21st.
99.62 billion$
Ranked 1st. 21 times more than South Africa

Expenditures > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 0.02$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 70th. 3 times more than United States
0.008$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 102nd.

Expenditures > Current US$ > Per capita 102.65$ per capita
Ranked 57th.
336.1$ per capita
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than South Africa

Expenditures > Current US$ per capita 101.97$
Ranked 57th.
337.12$
Ranked 32nd. 3 times more than South Africa

Expenditures for travel items > Current US$ $4.29 billion
Ranked 35th.
$85.37 billion
Ranked 3rd. 20 times more than South Africa

Number of arrivals 7.37 million
Ranked 23th.
49.21 million
Ranked 3rd. 7 times more than South Africa

Number of departures 3.79 million
Ranked 32nd.
63.5 million
Ranked 3rd. 17 times more than South Africa

Receipts > % of total > Exports 12.72%
Ranked 40th. 32% more than United States
9.64%
Ranked 52nd.

Receipts > Current US$ 8.45 billion$
Ranked 20th.
122.94 billion$
Ranked 1st. 15 times more than South Africa

Receipts > Current US$ > Per $ GDP 35.27$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 59th. 4 times more than United States
9.9$ per $1,000 of GDP
Ranked 97th.

Receipts > Current US$ > Per capita 180.17$ per capita
Ranked 61st.
414.78$ per capita
Ranked 45th. 2 times more than South Africa

Receipts > Current US$ per capita 178.99$
Ranked 61st.
416.03$
Ranked 44th. 2 times more than South Africa

Receipts for travel items > Current US$ $7.64 billion
Ranked 29th.
$134.91 billion
Ranked 2nd. 18 times more than South Africa

SOURCES: World Development Indicators database; World Development Indicators database. Population figures from World Bank: (1) United Nations Population Division. World Population Prospects, (2) United Nations Statistical Division. Population and Vital Statistics Report (various years), (3) Census reports and other statistical publications from national statistical offices, (4) Eurostat: Demographic Statistics, (5) Secretariat of the Pacific Community: Statistics and Demography Programme, and (6) U.S. Census Bureau: International Database.; World Tourism Organisation, Yearbook of Tourism Statistics, Compendium of Tourism Statistics and data files.

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