North America Tourism Statistics 1995-2022

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.
  • North America tourism statistics for 2019 was 305,557,753,783.12, a 1.04% decline from 2018.
  • North America tourism statistics for 2018 was 308,764,195,752.15, a 3.54% increase from 2017.
  • North America tourism statistics for 2017 was 298,204,194,729.91, a 2.31% increase from 2016.
  • North America tourism statistics for 2016 was 291,480,722,526.51, a 0.85% decline from 2015.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Spending ($)
World 1,863,068,555,520.54
OECD members 997,063,700,763.72
European Union 432,150,008,319.40
Euro Area 355,218,744,907.19
North America 305,557,753,783.12
Latin America & Caribbean 104,584,816,431.26
South Asia 41,884,000,000.00
Sub-Saharan Africa 34,919,262,972.84
North America Tourism Statistics - Historical Data
Year Spending ($) % of Exports
2019 305,557,753,783.12 9.49
2018 308,764,195,752.15 9.55
2017 298,204,194,729.91 9.79
2016 291,480,722,526.51 10.22
2015 293,969,247,357.57 10.12
2014 284,052,062,212.41 9.32
2013 271,830,923,131.60 9.23
2012 248,930,130,172.22 8.70
2011 228,403,300,798.49 7.41
2010 206,969,357,937.94 7.70
2009 175,314,450,895.65 7.69
2008 192,069,621,677.96 7.01
2007 175,395,970,605.48 7.06
2006 158,294,054,015.18 7.15
2005 152,215,668,890.70 7.70
2004 140,472,238,015.53 7.89
2003 122,911,055,454.35 7.89
2002 126,480,700,212.94 8.54
2001 135,637,315,507.18 8.92
2000 150,812,611,349.69 9.31
1999 139,171,367,153.04 9.62
1998 133,352,467,302.10 9.79
1997 134,837,044,552.94 9.92
1996 128,903,328,209.29 10.35
1995 118,167,986,140.18 10.16