International tourism expenditures in current prices

(US dollars)

The United States of America is the top country by tourism expenditures in the world. As of 2020, tourism expenditures in the United States of America was 48,837 million US dollars that accounts for 13.73% of the world's tourism expenditures. The top 5 countries (others are France, Republic of Korea, India, and the United Arab Emirates) account for 35.88% of it. The world's total tourism expenditures was estimated at 355,618 million US dollars in 2020.

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What is tourism expenditures?

International tourism expenditures are expenditures of international outbound visitors in other countries, including payments to foreign carriers for international transport. These expenditures may include those by residents traveling abroad as same-day visitors, except in cases where these are important enough to justify separate classification. For some countries they do not include expenditures for passenger transport items. Data are in current U.S. dollars.