Rankings – Tourism

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Here is the 2016 list of tourist countries, ie those that have received international tourists. These are the most recent statistics provided by the UN World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). They are classified in order from the most visited to the least visited.

 

RankCountryContinentTourists
AbkhaziaAsia1,000,000
AfghanistanAsia20,000
AlbaniaEurope5,375,174
AlgeriaAfrica2,451,000
American SamoaOceania20,000
AndorraEurope2,999,722
AngolaAfrica397,000
AnguillaAmericas68,000
AntarcticaAntarctica37,000
Antigua and BarbudaAmericas247,000
ArgentinaAmericas6,705,000
ArmeniaAsia1,495,000
ArubaAmericas1,071,000
AustraliaOceania8,815,000
AustriaEurope29,460,000
AzerbaijanAsia2,454,000
AzoresEurope1,487,428
BahamasAmericas6,135,839
BahrainAsia4,372,000
BangladeshAsia125,000
BarbadosAmericas664,000
Belarus (Byelorussia)Europe2,000,000
BelgiumEurope8,358,000
BelizeAmericas427,000
BeninAfrica267,000
BermudaAmericas642,400
BhutanAsia255,000
BoliviaAmericas959,000
Bosnia and HerzegovinaEurope922,000
BotswanaAfrica1,660,202
BrazilAmericas6,589,000
British Virgin IslandsAmericas335,000
BruneiAsia259,000
BulgariaEurope8,883,000
Burkina FasoAfrica143,000
BurundiAfrica187,000
CambodiaAsia5,602,000
CameroonAfrica912,000
CanadaAmericas21,133,853
Canary IslandsAfrica13,114,300
Cape VerdeAfrica668,000
Cayman IslandsAmericas418,400
Central African RepublicAfrica121,000
ChadAfrica120,000
Channel Islands – Jersey and GuernseyEurope617,400
ChileAmericas6,450,000
ChinaAsia60,740,000
ColombiaAmericas4,027,000
ComorosAfrica28,000
CongoAfrica211,000
CookOceania161,362
Costa RicaAmericas2,960,000
CroatiaEurope15,593,000
CubaAmericas4,750,000
CuraçaoAmericas1,033,206
CyprusEurope3,930,000
CzechiaEurope10,175,963
Democratic Republic of the CongoAfrica351,000
DenmarkEurope10,781,000
DjiboutiAfrica63,000
DominicaAmericas79,000
Dominican RepublicAmericas6,187,542
East TimorAsia74,000
EcuadorAmericas1,608,000
EgyptAfrica8,157,000
El SalvadorAmericas1,556,000
Equatorial GuineaAfrica6,000
EritreaAfrica142,000
EstoniaEurope3,245,000
Eswatini (Swaziland)Africa921,000
EthiopiaAfrica871,000
Falkland IslandsAmericas55,600
Faroe IslandsEurope137,538
FijiOceania842,884
FinlandEurope3,181,000
FranceEurope86,918,000
French GuianaAmericas199,000
French PolynesiaOceania192,495
GabonAfrica90,000
GambiaAfrica161,000
GeorgiaAsia3,479,000
GermanyEurope37,452,000
GhanaAfrica897,000
GibraltarEurope99,722
GreeceEurope27,194,000
GreenlandAmericas262,898
GrenadaAmericas146,000
GuadeloupeAmericas600,000
GuamOceania1,544,000
GuatemalaAmericas1,660,000
GuineaAfrica63,030
Guinea-BissauAfrica44,000
GuyanaAmericas247,000
HaitiAmericas516,000
HondurasAmericas936,000
Hong KongAsia27,885,000
HungaryEurope15,785,000
IcelandEurope2,224,000
IndiaAsia15,543,000
IndonesiaAsia15,806,191
IranAsia4,867,000
IraqAsia892,000
IrelandEurope10,100,000
Isle of ManEurope292,331
IsraelAsia4,120,863
ItalyEurope58,253,000
Ivory CoastAfrica1,800,000
JamaicaAmericas2,353,000
JapanAsia28,690,000
JordanAsia3,844,000
KazakhstanAsia4,560,000
KenyaAfrica1,364,000
KiribatiOceania4,029
KosovoEurope86,032
KuwaitAsia203,000
KyrgyzstanAsia1,375,100
LaosAsia3,257,000
LatviaEurope1,950,000
LebanonAsia1,857,000
LesothoAfrica320,000
LiechtensteinEurope79,000
LithuaniaEurope929,900
LuxembourgEurope1,046,000
MacauAsia17,255,000
MadagascarAfrica255,000
MadeiraAfrica1,000,000
MalawiAfrica849,000
MalaysiaAsia25,948,000
MaldivesAsia1,484,274
MaliAfrica193,000
MaltaEurope2,274,000
Marshall IslandsOceania6,000
MartiniqueAmericas900,000
MauritaniaAfrica1,470
MauritiusAfrica1,341,860
MayotteAfrica50,700
MexicoAmericas39,298,000
MicronesiaOceania30,000
MoldovaEurope145,000
MonacoEurope355,000
MongoliaAsia469,000
MontenegroEurope1,877,212
MontserratAmericas8,000
MoroccoAfrica11,349,000
MozambiqueAfrica1,639,000
Myanmar (Burma)Asia3,443,000
NamibiaAfrica1,469,000
NauruOceania1,581
NepalAsia1,173,072
NetherlandsEurope17,924,000
New CaledoniaOceania121,000
New ZealandOceania3,733,707
NicaraguaAmericas1,787,000
NigerAfrica152,000
NigeriaAfrica1,889,000
NiueOceania10,000
Norfolk IslandOceania33,742
North KoreaAsia6,000
North MacedoniaEurope1,015,905
Northern Mariana IslandsOceania660,000
NorwayEurope6,252,000
OmanAsia3,300,000
PakistanAsia6,205
PalauOceania122,050
PalestineAsia503,000
PanamaAmericas1,843,000
Papua New GuineaOceania179,000
ParaguayAmericas1,537,000
PeruAmericas4,032,000
PhilippinesAsia6,621,000
PolandEurope18,257,800
PortugalEurope18,200,000
Puerto RicoAmericas3,797,000
QatarAsia2,256,000
RéunionAfrica426,000
RomaniaEurope2,760,000
RussiaEurope24,390,000
RwandaAfrica932,000
Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da CunhaAfrica2,367
Saint Kitts and NevisAmericas114,000
Saint LuciaAmericas1,114,756
Saint Martin (France)Americas528,000
Saint Pierre and MiquelonAmericas12,007
Saint Vincent and the GrenadinesAmericas76,000
SamoaOceania145,769
San MarinoEurope78,000
São Tomé and PríncipeAfrica29,000
Saudi ArabiaAsia16,109,000
SenegalAfrica1,007,000
SerbiaEurope1,497,173
SeychellesAfrica349,861
Sierra LeoneAfrica54,000
SingaporeAsia17,424,611
Sint Maarten (Netherlands)Americas402,000
SlovakiaEurope2,162,384
SloveniaEurope3,586,038
Solomon IslandsOceania25,709
South AfricaAfrica10,285,000
South KoreaAsia13,336,000
SpainEurope82,600,000
Sri LankaAsia2,116,407
SudanAfrica800,000
SurinameAmericas278,000
SwedenEurope6,865,000
SwitzerlandEurope11,133,000
SyriaAsia3,159,187
TaiwanAsia10,740,000
TajikistanAsia414,000
TanzaniaAfrica1,233,000
ThailandAsia35,381,000
TogoAfrica496,000
TongaOceania62,000
Trinidad and TobagoAmericas395,000
TunisiaAfrica7,052,000
TurkeyAsia45,628,673
Turks and CaicosAmericas416,434
TuvaluOceania2,000
UgandaAfrica1,323,000
UkraineEurope14,230,000
United Arab EmiratesAsia15,790,000
United KingdomEurope37,651,000
United StatesAmericas75,868,000
United States Virgin IslandsAmericas667,000
UruguayAmericas3,674,000
UzbekistanAsia2,157,700
VanuatuOceania109,108
Vatican CityEurope3,200,000
VenezuelaAmericas601,000
VietnamAsia10,012,700
YemenAsia367,000
ZambiaAfrica956,000
ZimbabweAfrica2,423,000