South Asia 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.
  • South Asia tourism statistics for 2018 was 39,895,000,000.00, a 5.47% increase from 2017.
  • South Asia tourism statistics for 2017 was 37,827,000,000.00, a 18.04% increase from 2016.
  • South Asia tourism statistics for 2016 was 32,046,300,000.00, a 7.1% increase from 2015.
  • South Asia tourism statistics for 2015 was 29,921,300,000.00, a 4.25% increase from 2014.
Data Source: World Bank

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Similar Country Ranking
Country Name Spending ($)
World 1,649,263,693,177.22
OECD members 1,028,759,000,000.00
European Union 494,299,000,000.00
East Asia & Pacific 417,699,365,505.60
Euro Area 416,234,000,000.00
North America 278,706,000,000.00
Latin America & Caribbean 103,820,493,536.21
South Asia 39,895,000,000.00
Sub-Saharan Africa 35,667,096,121.62
South Asia Tourism Statistics - Historical Data
Year Spending ($) % of Exports
2018 39,895,000,000.00 6.22
2017 37,827,000,000.00 6.47
2016 32,046,300,000.00 6.17
2015 29,921,300,000.00 5.79
2014 28,701,000,000.00 5.00
2013 25,794,000,000.00 4.67
2012 23,886,000,000.00 4.56
2011 22,975,000,000.00 4.36
2010 18,937,000,000.00 4.56
2009 14,969,000,000.00 4.75
2008 16,321,000,000.00 4.48
2007 14,800,646,484.49 5.10
2006 12,100,691,065.40 5.08
2005 10,325,776,051.58 5.30
2004 8,719,232,422.47 5.78
2003 6,604,568,007.37 5.69
2002 5,005,039,852.63 5.14
2001 4,807,604,359.84 5.49
2000 5,148,355,971.75 6.01
1999 4,527,987,595.95 6.11
1998 4,494,914,645.38 6.59
1997 4,423,757,691.13 6.53
1996 4,254,384,095.79 6.78
1995 4,012,851,335.58 6.82