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Iraq - Number of arrivals

892,000 (number) in 2013

Iraq number of arrivals was at level of 892,000 in 2013, down from 1.11 million previous year, this is a change of 19.71 %.

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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 Iraq number of arrivals?

Date Value Change, %
2013 892,000 -19.71 %
2012 1,111,000 -26.42 %
2011 1,510,000 -0.53 %
2010 1,518,000 20.29 %
2009 1,262,000 46.06 %
2008 864,000 580.31 %
2001 127,000 62.82 %
2000 78,000 160.00 %
1999 30,000 -33.33 %
1998 45,000 200.00 %
1997 15,000 -70.59 %
1996 51,000

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