Latin America & Caribbean 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.
  • Latin America & Caribbean tourism statistics for 2019 was 105,334,394,586.75, a 2.63% increase from 2018.
  • Latin America & Caribbean tourism statistics for 2018 was 102,637,124,544.14, a 2.79% increase from 2017.
  • Latin America & Caribbean tourism statistics for 2017 was 99,851,063,426.33, a 5.05% increase from 2016.
  • Latin America & Caribbean tourism statistics for 2016 was 95,050,581,904.65, a 6.45% increase from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Spending ($)
World 1,815,194,597,244.61
OECD members 1,003,907,863,371.36
East Asia & Pacific 578,564,286,566.42
European Union 443,930,476,366.84
North America 260,142,952,032.77
Latin America & Caribbean 105,334,394,586.75
Sub-Saharan Africa 35,296,556,423.56
Latin America & Caribbean Tourism Statistics - Historical Data
Year Spending ($) % of Exports
2019 105,334,394,586.75 6.85
2018 102,637,124,544.14 7.41
2017 99,851,063,426.33 7.68
2016 95,050,581,904.65 8.00
2015 89,294,740,017.91 7.27
2014 86,024,192,662.39 6.12
2013 79,289,405,593.23 5.44
2012 74,997,594,076.53 5.10
2011 69,800,378,125.23 4.97
2010 64,878,933,662.89 5.55
2009 61,619,754,789.23 6.58
2008 67,161,344,138.57 5.64
2007 62,749,447,922.72 6.04
2006 56,867,182,590.03 6.11
2005 52,388,766,719.53 6.61
2004 46,784,141,232.96 7.08
2003 41,102,382,253.86 7.61
2002 37,565,126,478.76 7.53
2001 38,843,763,502.03 7.76
2000 39,230,679,669.83 7.66
1999 36,005,380,010.82 8.28
1998 35,090,068,145.43 8.42
1997 33,016,573,524.82 9.14
1996 30,617,804,405.98 9.34
1995 27,934,369,160.41 9.27