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Gambia - Number of arrivals

162,000 (number) in 2017

Gambia number of arrivals was at level of 162,000 in 2017, up from 161,000 previous year, this is a change of 0.62 %.

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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 Gambia number of arrivals?

Date Value Change, %
2017 162,000 0.62 %
2016 161,000 19.26 %
2015 135,000 -13.46 %
2014 156,000 -8.77 %
2013 171,000 8.92 %
2012 157,000 48.11 %
2011 106,000 16.48 %
2010 91,000 -35.92 %
2009 142,000 -3.40 %
2008 147,000 2.80 %
2007 143,000 14.40 %
2006 125,000