Religious countries Compared by Economy > Tourist arrivals > Per capita

DEFINITION: International inbound tourists (overnight visitors) are the number of tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited. When data on number of tourists are not available, the number of visitors, which includes tourists, same-day visitors, cruise passengers, and crew members, is shown instead. Sources and collection methods for arrivals differ across countries. In some cases data are from border statistics (police, immigration, and the like) and supplemented by border surveys. In other cases data are from tourism accommodation establishments. For some countries number of arrivals is limited to arrivals by air and for others to arrivals staying in hotels. Some countries include arrivals of nationals residing abroad while others do not. Caution should thus be used in comparing arrivals across countries. The data on inbound tourists refer to the number of arrivals, not to the number of people traveling. Thus a person who makes several trips to a country during a given period is counted each time as a new arrival." Per capita figures expressed per 1,000 population.


1 Malaysia 872.51 per 1,000 people 2008
2 Tunisia 678.86 per 1,000 people 2008
3 Fiji 627.86 per 1,000 people 2008
4 Saudi Arabia 524.29 per 1,000 people 2008
5 Romania 398.35 per 1,000 people 2008
6 Poland 336.62 per 1,000 people 2008
7 Georgia 278.57 per 1,000 people 2008
8 Armenia 187.97 per 1,000 people 2008
9 Peru 70.53 per 1,000 people 2008
10 Kenya 46.78 per 1,000 people 2006
11 Uzbekistan 39.09 per 1,000 people 2008
12 Colombia 27.15 per 1,000 people 2008
13 Brazil 25.72 per 1,000 people 2008
14 Ghana 25.6 per 1,000 people 2007
15 Cameroon 11.09 per 1,000 people 2006
16 Nigeria 7.67 per 1,000 people 2006
17 Pakistan 4.76 per 1,000 people 2008
18 India 4.67 per 1,000 people 2008
19 Moldova 1.62 per 1,000 people 2008
20 Iraq 1.23 per 1,000 people 1999


Religious countries Compared by Economy > Tourist arrivals > Per capita


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