International Tourist Arrivals

This key economic indicator for the Tourism sector has been recently updated.

  1. United States increased 2.9% of International Tourist Arrivals in 2018, compared to a year earlier.
  2. Since 2013 Spain International Tourist Arrivals rose 6.2% year on year at 82,083,009.57 Arrivals.
  3. In 2018 Italy was ranked number 5 in International Tourist Arrivals.
  4. In 2018 Qatar was ranked number 73 in International Tourist Arrivals attaining 2,583,805 Arrivals, compared to 81 in 2017.

Top Countries in International Tourist Arrivals

# 190 Countries Units (Arrivals) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 France 86,728,192 2018 -0.1 % +0.7 % View data
2 Spain 82,083,010 2018 +0.4 % +6.2 % View data
3 United States 79,134,506 2018 +2.9 % +2.5 % View data
4 China 61,566,642 2018 +1.4 % +2.0 % View data
5 Italy 57,896,447 2018 -0.6 % +4.0 % View data
6 Mexico 39,410,740 2018 +0.3 % +10.3 % View data
7 Germany 38,197,304 2018 +2.0 % +3.9 % View data
8 United Kingdom 37,977,375 2018 +0.9 % +4.1 % View data
9 Turkey 37,386,225 2018 -0.6 % -0.2 % View data
10 Thailand 36,475,122 2018 +2.5 % +6.6 % View data
11 Austria 29,776,045 2018 +1.1 % +3.7 % View data
12 Japan 28,975,919 2018 +1.0 % +22.8 % View data
13 Hong Kong 28,681,493 2018 +2.9 % +2.3 % View data
14 Greece 27,583,945 2018 +1.4 % +9.0 % View data
15 Malaysia 26,907,171 2018 +3.7 % +0.9 % View data
16 Russia 25,433,323 2018 +4.3 % -3.8 % View data
17 Canada 20,701,018 2018 -0.5 % +5.2 % View data
18 Poland 18,277,731 2018 +0.1 % +3.0 % View data
19 Netherlands 17,951,554 2018 +0.1 % +7.0 % View data
20 Saudi Arabia 17,297,082 2018 +7.4 % +1.9 % View data
21 India 16,240,233 2018 +4.5 % +18.4 % View data
22 Croatia 15,702,665 2018 +0.7 % +7.5 % View data
23 Portugal 15,525,551 2018 +0.6 % +11.1 % View data
24 South Korea 14,930,578 2018 +12.0 % +4.2 % View data
25 Singapore 14,109,254 2018 +1.5 % +3.5 % View data
26 Indonesia 13,919,708 2018 -0.9 % +9.6 % View data
27 Ukraine 13,538,651 2018 -4.9 % -11.3 % View data
28 Vietnam 12,699,113 2018 -1.7 % +10.9 % View data
29 Denmark 11,870,862 2018 +1.1 % +6.8 % View data
30 Belarus 11,521,057 2018 +4.2 % +13.0 % View data
31 Morocco 11,458,159 2018 +1.0 % +2.7 % View data
32 Bahrain 11,401,634 2018 +0.3 % +4.5 % View data
33 Romania 11,027,169 2018 +0.9 % +6.6 % View data
34 Ireland 10,535,066 2018 +1.9 % +5.0 % View data
35 South Africa 10,400,438 2018 +1.1 % +1.8 % View data
36 Czech Republic 10,244,628 2018 +0.8 % +5.5 % View data
37 Switzerland 9,869,628 2018 -0.2 % +1.9 % View data
38 Bulgaria 8,970,730 2018 +1.0 % +5.4 % View data
39 Australia 8,918,577 2018 +1.2 % +6.6 % View data
40 Belgium 8,307,840 2018 -0.9 % +1.6 % View data
41 Kazakhstan 7,687,720 2018 -0.2 % +2.4 % View data
42 Egypt 7,460,825 2018 -8.5 % -4.0 % View data
43 Sweden 7,194,284 2018 +2.0 % +6.6 % View data
44 Argentina 6,881,168 2018 +2.4 % +5.6 % View data
45 Brazil 6,746,689 2018 +2.4 % +3.0 % View data
46 Philippines 6,720,538 2018 +1.5 % +7.5 % View data
47 Tunisia 6,687,704 2018 -5.2 % -1.9 % View data
48 Georgia 6,614,881 2018 +2.0 % +6.0 % View data
49 Chile 6,486,094 2018 +0.6 % +12.7 % View data
50 Dominican Republic 6,338,974 2018 +2.4 % +6.2 % View data
51 Norway 6,326,396 2018 +1.2 % +5.8 % View data
52 Cambodia 5,766,498 2018 +2.9 % +6.5 % View data
53 Hungary 5,729,027 2018 +1.4 % +5.5 % View data
54 Iran 5,175,249 2018 +6.3 % +1.6 % View data
55 Albania 4,755,394 2018 +2.4 % +10.7 % View data
56 Kyrgyzstan 4,652,166 2018 +1.8 % +2.4 % View data
57 Cuba 4,597,227 2018 +0.1 % +10.1 % View data
58 Peru 4,137,875 2018 +2.6 % +5.5 % View data
59 Colombia 4,072,581 2018 -1.0 % +12.2 % View data
60 Jordan 3,845,167 2018 +0.0 % -0.5 % View data
61 Puerto Rico 3,807,077 2018 +0.3 % +3.7 % View data
62 Myanmar 3,673,229 2018 +6.7 % +12.4 % View data
63 New Zealand 3,599,924 2018 +1.3 % +6.5 % View data
64 Uruguay 3,598,691 2018 -2.0 % +6.0 % View data
65 Cyprus 3,586,964 2018 -1.8 % +8.3 % View data
66 Slovenia 3,572,798 2018 -0.4 % +9.6 % View data
67 Laos 3,510,593 2018 +7.8 % +5.4 % View data
68 Israel 3,508,524 2018 -2.9 % +3.4 % View data
69 Estonia 3,325,220 2018 +2.5 % +1.3 % View data
70 Finland 3,130,027 2018 -1.6 % +2.3 % View data
71 Costa Rica 3,050,864 2018 +3.1 % +4.7 % View data
72 Andorra 2,842,060 2018 +1.5 % +4.1 % View data
73 Qatar 2,583,805 2018 +14.5 % -0.2 % View data
74 Uzbekistan 2,535,284 2018 -5.8 % +5.2 % View data
75 Lithuania 2,529,991 2018 +0.3 % +4.7 % View data
76 Oman 2,456,314 2018 +3.5 % +12.0 % View data
77 Azerbaijan 2,453,658 2018 -0.0 % +2.9 % View data
78 Algeria 2,375,303 2018 -3.1 % -2.8 % View data
79 Zimbabwe 2,369,691 2018 -2.2 % +5.3 % View data
80 Jamaica 2,363,668 2018 +0.5 % +3.3 % View data
81 Malta 2,260,060 2018 -0.6 % +7.4 % View data
82 Sri Lanka 2,225,555 2018 +5.2 % +11.8 % View data
83 Iceland 2,219,234 2018 -0.3 % +22.4 % View data
84 Slovakia 2,168,606 2018 +0.3 % +5.4 % View data
85 Guatemala 2,128,414 2018 +0.7 % +7.0 % View data
86 Latvia 1,990,431 2018 +2.1 % +5.3 % View data
87 Panama 1,965,425 2018 +6.6 % +3.5 % View data
88 Montenegro 1,913,559 2018 +1.9 % +7.6 % View data
89 Ivory Coast 1,866,402 2018 +3.7 % +37.5 % View data
90 Lebanon 1,846,836 2018 -0.6 % +7.7 % View data
91 Nigeria 1,809,901 2018 +4.2 % +24.7 % View data
92 Nicaragua 1,785,562 2018 -0.1 % +7.8 % View data
93 Ecuador 1,628,049 2018 +1.3 % +3.6 % View data
94 Botswana 1,605,944 2018 +0.3 % +0.8 % View data
95 Paraguay 1,596,692 2018 +0.8 % +21.2 % View data
96 El Salvador 1,568,149 2018 +0.8 % +4.1 % View data
97 Guam 1,565,152 2018 +1.4 % +3.3 % View data
98 Namibia 1,549,522 2018 +3.4 % +5.7 % View data
99 Mozambique 1,539,688 2018 +6.4 % -4.0 % View data
100 Armenia 1,516,334 2018 +1.4 % +6.9 % View data
101 Serbia 1,507,411 2018 +0.7 % +10.3 % View data
102 Bahamas 1,453,265 2018 +1.0 % +1.3 % View data
103 Uganda 1,447,332 2018 +3.2 % +3.7 % View data
104 Maldives 1,425,609 2018 +2.6 % +4.8 % View data
105 Mauritius 1,363,489 2018 +1.6 % +6.5 % View data
106 Senegal 1,362,782 2018 -0.2 % +5.1 % View data
107 Kenya 1,326,386 2018 -2.8 % -1.6 % View data
108 Tanzania 1,311,891 2018 +2.9 % +4.3 % View data
109 Lesotho 1,229,208 2018 +8.1 % +23.2 % View data
110 Bolivia 1,129,211 2018 -0.4 % +7.2 % View data
111 Aruba 1,119,796 2018 +4.6 % +2.7 % View data
112 Zambia 1,081,367 2018 -0.1 % +3.4 % View data
113 Luxembourg 1,069,563 2018 +2.3 % +2.5 % View data
114 Cameroon 1,060,074 2018 +4.2 % +6.3 % View data
115 Rwanda 1,014,130 2018 +3.0 % +3.3 % View data
116 Ethiopia 970,667 2018 +4.0 % +7.3 % View data
117 Ghana 961,241 2018 +2.2 % -0.7 % View data
118 Swaziland 947,699 2018 +2.9 % -0.4 % View data
119 Bosnia and Herzegovina 930,549 2018 +0.8 % +12.0 % View data
120 Nepal 905,932 2018 -3.6 % +2.6 % View data
121 Honduras 865,226 2018 +1.7 % +0.1 % View data
122 Malawi 863,967 2018 +3.2 % +1.7 % View data
123 Fiji 854,456 2018 +1.4 % +5.3 % View data
124 Sudan 853,107 2018 +4.9 % +7.6 % View data
125 Cape Verde 679,817 2018 +1.8 % +6.2 % View data
126 United States Virgin Islands 677,770 2018 +1.4 % +2.8 % View data
127 Barbados 662,971 2018 -0.1 % +5.4 % View data
128 Northern Mariana Islands 630,407 2018 -3.9 % +7.7 % View data
129 Macedonia 628,710 2018 -0.4 % +9.5 % View data
130 Yemen 528,688 2018 -2.6 % -11.8 % View data
131 Palestine 493,048 2018 -2.0 % -2.0 % View data
132 Haiti 487,647 2018 +4.4 % +3.0 % View data
133 Venezuela 476,189 2018 +11.5 % -13.6 % View data
134 Togo 474,894 2018 -4.3 % +7.8 % View data
135 Mongolia 458,433 2018 -2.3 % +1.9 % View data
136 Turks and Caicos Islands 440,673 2018 +5.8 % +8.7 % View data
137 Belize 429,957 2018 +0.7 % +7.9 % View data
138 Tajikistan 421,982 2018 -2.1 % +15.2 % View data
139 Cayman Islands 418,680 2018 +0.2 % +4.0 % View data
140 Trinidad and Tobago 400,720 2018 +1.4 % -1.6 % View data
141 Democratic Republic of the Congo 398,854 2018 +5.7 % +15.9 % View data
142 Saint Lucia 383,299 2018 -0.7 % +3.7 % View data
143 British Virgin Islands 359,761 2018 +7.4 % -0.3 % View data
144 Monaco 355,659 2018 +0.2 % +1.6 % View data
145 Seychelles 351,363 2018 +0.4 % +8.8 % View data
146 Angola 320,671 2018 +22.9 % -13.2 % View data
147 Benin 285,962 2018 +1.8 % +4.4 % View data
148 Suriname 281,829 2018 +1.4 % +2.5 % View data
149 Burundi 275,454 2018 -7.9 % +3.3 % View data
150 Madagascar 267,621 2018 +5.0 % +6.4 % View data
151 Bermuda 258,623 2018 -4.2 % +1.9 % View data
152 Bhutan 257,862 2018 +1.1 % +17.3 % View data
153 Brunei 254,428 2018 -1.8 % +2.5 % View data
154 Guyana 252,463 2018 +2.2 % +4.8 % View data
155 Antigua and Barbuda 252,448 2018 +2.2 % +0.8 % View data
156 Republic of the Congo 234,670 2018 +13.9 % +0.3 % View data
157 French Polynesia 197,369 2018 -0.8 % +3.8 % View data
158 Papua New Guinea 194,934 2018 +3.0 % +2.3 % View data
159 Mali 191,850 2018 -0.8 % +6.2 % View data
160 Grenada 168,813 2018 +0.5 % +5.7 % View data
161 Niger 168,696 2018 +2.9 % +6.5 % View data
162 Gambia 164,989 2018 +1.9 % -0.7 % View data
163 Samoa 145,499 2018 -0.3 % +4.6 % View data
164 Moldova 142,406 2018 -1.8 % +8.3 % View data
165 Burkina Faso 139,230 2018 -2.6 % -8.6 % View data
166 Eritrea 136,228 2018 +0.7 % -0.7 % View data
167 Central African Republic 134,569 2018 +5.3 % +10.0 % View data
168 Palau 133,805 2018 +8.8 % +4.4 % View data
169 Saint Kitts and Nevis 123,619 2018 +1.3 % +2.9 % View data
170 New Caledonia 121,012 2018 +0.0 % +2.3 % View data
171 Vanuatu 107,353 2018 -1.5 % -0.5 % View data
172 Chad 94,939 2018 +9.1 % -0.4 % View data
173 Bangladesh 90,624 2018 -9.1 % -9.3 % View data
174 Saint Vincent and Grenadines 76,522 2018 +0.7 % +1.2 % View data
175 East Timor 75,285 2018 +1.7 % -1.0 % View data
176 Dominica 73,504 2018 +2.1 % -1.2 % View data
177 San Marino 70,836 2018 -9.2 % -0.1 % View data
178 Liechtenstein 66,666 2018 -3.4 % +4.9 % View data
179 Tonga 63,022 2018 +0.8 % +5.5 % View data
180 Guinea 54,543 2018 +1.3 % -0.5 % View data
181 Sierra Leone 49,840 2018 +1.5 % -9.3 % View data
182 Guinea-Bissau 48,829 2018 +4.6 % +6.6 % View data
183 Federated States of Micronesia 30,822 2018 -0.0 % -6.0 % View data
184 Sao Tome and Principe 29,000 2016 +13.3 % +18.9 % View data
185 Comoros 28,152 2018 +0.5 % +5.2 % View data
186 Solomon Islands 25,856 2018 +0.6 % +1.2 % View data
187 American Samoa 19,682 2018 -1.6 % -1.1 % View data
188 Marshall Islands 5,882 2018 -2.0 % NA View data
189 Kiribati 5,757 2018 -0.7 % -0.5 % View data
190 Tuvalu 2,606 2018 +4.2 % +14.9 % View data

Source: World Bank

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