China Tourism Statistics 1995-2021

International tourism receipts are expenditures by international inbound visitors, including payments to national carriers for international transport. These receipts include any other prepayment made for goods or services received in the destination country. They also may include receipts from same-day visitors, except when these are important enough to justify separate classification. For some countries they do not include receipts for passenger transport items. Data are in current U.S. dollars.
  • China tourism statistics for 2018 was 40,386,000,000.00, a 4.74% increase from 2017.
  • China tourism statistics for 2017 was 38,559,000,000.00, a 13.22% decline from 2016.
  • China tourism statistics for 2016 was 44,432,000,000.00, a 1.19% decline from 2015.
  • China tourism statistics for 2015 was 44,969,000,000.00, a 2.1% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Spending ($)
Thailand 65,242,000,000.00
China 40,386,000,000.00
Turkey 37,140,000,000.00
Mexico 23,802,000,000.00
Malaysia 21,774,000,000.00
Russia 18,670,000,000.00
South Africa 9,789,000,000.00
Lebanon 8,694,000,000.00
Dominican Republic 7,561,000,000.00
Colombia 6,617,000,000.00
Brazil 6,324,000,000.00
Jordan 6,221,000,000.00
Bulgaria 5,072,000,000.00
Peru 4,894,000,000.00
Costa Rica 3,995,000,000.00
Romania 3,261,000,000.00
Jamaica 3,099,000,000.00
Maldives 3,054,000,000.00
Cuba 2,969,000,000.00
Azerbaijan 2,830,000,000.00
Kazakhstan 2,651,000,000.00
Albania 2,306,000,000.00
Mauritius 2,161,000,000.00
Iraq 1,986,000,000.00
Serbia 1,921,000,000.00
Ecuador 1,878,000,000.00
Guatemala 1,553,000,000.00
Fiji 1,370,000,000.00
Armenia 1,237,000,000.00
Montenegro 1,224,000,000.00
Belarus 1,221,000,000.00
Bosnia 1,081,000,000.00
St. Lucia 989,000,000.00
Botswana 575,300,000.00
Grenada 548,000,000.00
Namibia 488,000,000.00
Belize 487,000,000.00
Paraguay 393,000,000.00
North Macedonia 387,000,000.00
St. Vincent and the Grenadines 241,000,000.00
Samoa 191,300,000.00
Dominica 111,000,000.00
Suriname 73,000,000.00
Tonga 48,100,000.00
Guyana 28,000,000.00
Marshall Islands 20,100,000.00
Nauru 1,600,000.00
China Tourism Statistics - Historical Data
Year Spending ($) % of Exports
2018 40,386,000,000.00 1.52
2017 38,559,000,000.00 1.59
2016 44,432,000,000.00 2.02
2015 44,969,000,000.00 1.91
2014 44,044,000,000.00 1.79
2013 51,664,000,000.00 2.19
2012 50,028,000,000.00 2.30
2011 48,464,000,000.00 2.41
2010 45,814,000,000.00 2.86
2009 39,675,000,000.00 3.17
2008 40,843,000,000.00 2.73
2007 37,233,000,000.00 2.96
2006 33,949,000,000.00 3.42
2005 29,296,000,000.00 3.79
2004 27,755,000,000.00 4.59
2003 18,707,000,000.00 4.19
2002 21,742,000,000.00 8.78
2001 19,006,000,000.00 9.11
2000 17,318,000,000.00 9.11
1999 15,006,000,000.00 10.01
1998 13,229,000,000.00 9.36
1997 12,626,000,000.00 8.98
1996 10,200,000,000.00 5.94
1995 8,730,000,000.00 5.93