International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) fell 2.24% to USD 10,468 mil in Malaysia in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Malaysia | March 11, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 10,468 USD mil in 2016 in Malaysia, according to Eurostat. This is 2.24 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Malaysia reached an all time high of 12,442 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 2,160 USD mil in 1998. When compared to Malaysia's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Cambodia amounted to 740 USD mil, 22,102 USD mil in Singapore, 11,267 USD mil in Thailand and 4,560 USD mil in Vietnam in 2016.

Malaysia has been ranked 32nd within the group of 146 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 3 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 (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Cambodia USD mil 344 406 469 526 641
China USD mil 72,585 101,977 128,576 227,344 249,831
Indonesia USD mil 8,653 9,055 10,280 10,263 9,800
Laos USD mil 248 614 907 1,054 1,002
Malaysia USD mil 10,180 12,217 12,236 12,442 10,708
Myanmar USD mil 132 265 131 119 146
Philippines USD mil 6,055 7,140 8,400 11,130 11,868
Singapore USD mil 21,406 23,121 24,383 25,519 23,702
Thailand USD mil 7,534 8,095 8,238 8,824 9,539
Vietnam USD mil 1,710 1,856 2,050 2,650 3,595