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Ghana - Number of arrivals

897,000 (number) in 2015

In 2015, number of arrivals for Ghana was 897,000. Number of arrivals of Ghana increased from 305,000 in 1996 to 897,000 in 2015 growing at an average annual rate of 6.58 %.

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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 Ghana number of arrivals?

Date Value Change, %
2015 897,000 8.73 %
2014 825,000 -17.00 %
2013 994,000 10.08 %
2012 903,000 9.99 %
2011 821,000 -11.82 %
2010 931,000 15.94 %
2009 803,000 15.04 %
2008 698,000 18.91 %
2007 587,000 18.11 %
2006 497,000 15.85 %
2005 429,000 -26.54 %
2004 584,000