Receipts for passenger transport items in current prices

(US dollars)

The United States of America is the top country by receipts for passenger transport items in the world. As of 2020, receipts for passenger transport items in the United States of America was 11,393 million US dollars that accounts for 18.26% of the world's receipts for passenger transport items. The top 5 countries (others are Qatar, Turkey, France, and Ireland) account for 50.19% of it. The world's total receipts for passenger transport items was estimated at 62,386 million US dollars in 2020.

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What is receipts for passenger transport items?

International tourism receipts for passenger transport items are expenditures by international inbound visitors for all services provided in the international transportation by resident carriers. Also included are passenger services performed within an economy by nonresident carriers. Excluded are passenger services provided to nonresidents by resident carriers within the resident economies; these are included in travel items. In addition to the services covered by passenger fares--including fares that are a part of package tours but excluding cruise fares, which are included in travel--passenger services include such items as charges for excess baggage, vehicles, or other personal accompanying effects and expenditures for food, drink, or other items for which passengers make expenditures while on board carriers. Data are in current U.S. dollars.