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Bhutan - Number of arrivals

255,000 (number) in 2017

In 2017, number of arrivals for Bhutan was 255,000. Number of arrivals of Bhutan increased from 6,200 in 1998 to 255,000 in 2017 growing at an average annual rate of 24.25 %.

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What is number of arrivals?

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.

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What is Bhutan number of arrivals?

Date Value Change, %
2017 255,000 21.43 %
2016 210,000 35.48 %
2015 155,000 16.54 %
2014 133,000 14.66 %
2013 116,000 10.48 %
2012 105,000 59.09 %
2011 66,000 60.98 %
2010 41,000 78.26 %
2009 23,000 -17.86 %
2008 28,000 33.33 %
2007 21,000 21.39 %
2006 17,300