South Africa - International Tourist Arrivals

Since 2014, South Africa International Tourist Arrivals rose 2.2% year on year. At 10,651,819.44 Arrivals in 2019, the country was ranked number 36 among other countries in International Tourist Arrivals. South Africa is overtaken by Czech Republic, which was ranked number 35 with 10,827,988.1 Arrivals and is followed by Switzerland at 10,385,109.22 Arrivals. France topped the ranking with 89,424,908.01 Arrivals in 2019, a growth of 0.1% versus 2018. Spain, United States and China respectively ranked number 2, 3 and 4 in this ranking. Bangladesh witnessed the best average annual growth at +54.1% per year, while Mali recorded the worst performance at -24.5% per year.

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Date Units (Arrivals)
2019 10,651,819.44
2018 10,472,000.00
2017 10,285,000.00
2016 10,044,000.00
2015 8,904,000.00
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How does South Africa rank in International Tourist Arrivals?

# 189 Countries Units (Arrivals) Last YoY 5‑years CAGR
1 #1
France
89,424,908 2019 +0.1 % +1.3 % View data
2 #2
Spain
84,883,401 2019 +2.5 % +5.5 % View data
35 #35
Czech Republic
10,827,988 2019 +2.0 % +6.0 % View data
36 #36
South Africa
10,651,819 2019 +1.7 % +2.2 % View data
37 #37
Switzerland
10,385,109 2019 +0.2 % +2.5 % View data
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