International Tourism, Expenditure (As % of Total Imports) rose to 9.07% in Colombia in 2017

International Tourism, Expenditure (As % of Total Imports) (%)
Travel & Hospitality | Colombia | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports reached 9.07 % in 2017 in Colombia, according to Eurostat. This is 2.53 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports in Colombia reached an all time high of 10.0 % in 2000 and an all time low of 5.74 % in 2011. When compared to Colombia's main peers, expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports in Brazil amounted to 10.4 % and 6.19 % in Peru in 2017.

Colombia has been ranked 35th within the group of 144 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism as a percentage of total imports, 13 places above 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
Bolivia % 4.67% 5.06% 5.97% 7.38% 7.13%
Brazil % 8.15% 8.56% 9.00% 9.41% 8.37%
Chile % 2.42% 2.66% 2.77% 3.26% 3.51%
Colombia % 5.74% 6.30% 6.36% 6.82% 7.50%
Guyana % 3.58% 3.25% 3.41% 3.47% 5.24% ...
Peru % 4.12% 3.98% 4.28% 4.36% 5.59%
Trinidad and Tobago % 1.70% 1.84% 0.973% 1.57% 2.42%
Venezuela % 5.75% 5.38% 7.09% 6.41% 6.90% ...