International Tourism, Expenditure (As % of Total Imports) fell to 7.64% in Bahrain in 2017

International Tourism, Expenditure (As % of Total Imports) (%)
Travel & Hospitality | Bahrain | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports reached 4.22 % in 2015 in Bahrain, according to Eurostat. This is 53.6 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports in Bahrain reached an all time high of 9.78 % in 2002 and an all time low of 2.86 % in 2014. When compared to Bahrain's main peers, expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports in Kuwait amounted to 25.7 %, 19.6 % in Qatar and 8.24 % in Saudi Arabia in 2015.

Bahrain has been ranked 103rd within the group of 160 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports, 23 places behind the position seen 10 years ago.

International tourism expenditure is the expenditure of international outbound visitors in other countries, including payments to foreign carriers for international transport.

International Tourism, Expenditure (As % of Total Imports) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Bahrain % 6.47% 3.79% 3.53% 2.86% 4.22%
Iran % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Iraq % 3.63% 3.72% 4.79% 6.40% 8.54% ...
Jordan % 6.01% 5.47% 4.99% 5.01% 5.58%
Kuwait % 21.3% 22.2% 22.7% 24.0% 25.7%
Pakistan % 3.94% 3.79% 3.33% 4.32% 5.43%
Qatar % ... ... 17.8% 19.6% 19.9% 20.1% 19.6%
Saudi Arabia % 9.19% 8.36% 8.11% 9.71% 8.24%
Turkmenistan % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates % ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Yemen % 2.41% 1.08% 1.24% 1.04% 1.03% ...