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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > International tourism > Number of arrivals

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 South Africa 7.37 million 2005
2 Zimbabwe 2.07 million 2001
3 Botswana 1.52 million 2004
4 Kenya 1.2 million 2004
5 Nigeria 962,000 2004
6 Swaziland 839,000 2005
7 Mauritius 761,000 2005
8 Namibia 695,000 2003
9 Ghana 584,000 2004
10 Tanzania 566,000 2004
11 Zambia 515,000 2004
12 Malawi 471,000 2004
13 Mozambique 470,000 2004
14 Uganda 468,000 2005
15 Senegal 387,000 2005
16 Cote d'Ivoire 301,000 1998
17 Madagascar 229,000 2004
18 Ethiopia 227,000 2005
=19 Burkina Faso 222,000 2004
=19 Gabon 222,000 2003
21 Angola 210,000 2005
22 Cape Verde 198,000 2005
23 Cameroon 190,000 2004
24 Lesotho 186,000 1999
25 Benin 174,000 2004
26 Burundi 148,000 2005
27 Mali 143,000 2005
28 Seychelles 129,000 2005
29 Rwanda 113,000 2001
30 The Gambia 111,000 2005
31 Eritrea 83,000 2005
32 Togo 81,000 2005
=33 Democratic Republic of the Congo 61,000 2005
=33 Sudan 61,000 2004
35 Niger 55,000 2003
36 Guinea 45,000 2005
37 Sierra Leone 40,000 2005
=38 Djibouti 30,000 2005
=38 Mauritania 30,000 2000
40 Chad 29,000 2005
41 Comoros 18,000 2004
42 Sao Tome and Principe 11,000 2005
43 Central African Republic 8,000 2004
44 Guinea-Bissau 5,000 2005

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Sub-Saharan Africa Compared by Economy > International tourism > Number of arrivals

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Interesting observations about Economy > International tourism > Number of arrivals

  • France ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Christian countries in 2005.
  • Hong Kong ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Hot countries in 2005.
  • United States ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Former British colonies in 2005.
  • China ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Emerging markets in 2005.
  • Mexico ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Latin America and Caribbean in 2005.
  • Turkey ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Muslim countries in 2005.
  • Spain ranked second for international tourism > number of arrivals globally in 2005.
  • Italy ranked third for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Europe in 2005.
  • Japan ranked last for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Group of 7 countries (G7) in 2005.
  • Russia ranked first for international tourism > number of arrivals amongst Eastern Europe in 2005.
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