International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 11.2% to USD 19,284 mil in Spain in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Spain | March 11, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 19,284 USD mil in 2016 in Spain, according to Eurostat. This is 11.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Spain reached an all time high of 20,540 USD mil in 2008 and an all time low of 5,826 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Spain's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in France amounted to 49,024 USD mil, 24,982 USD mil in Italy, 2,309 USD mil in Morocco and 4,908 USD mil in Portugal in 2016.

Spain has been ranked 19th within the group of 146 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 4 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 (USD) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Algeria USD mil 595 598 531 679 762
Austria USD mil 10,548 9,991 10,254 11,091 11,335
Belgium USD mil 20,658 22,367 24,511 26,435 21,123
France USD mil 55,472 50,087 52,448 58,446 47,697
Germany USD mil 99,839 96,233 102,677 101,702 85,308
Ireland USD mil 6,837 6,001 6,222 6,173 5,789
Italy USD mil 28,727 26,249 26,950 28,857 24,417
Mauritania USD mil ... ... ... 101 105 112 73.0
Morocco USD mil 2,260 2,095 2,002 2,273 2,155
Portugal USD mil 4,948 4,485 4,978 5,380 4,782
Slovenia USD mil 1,315 1,081 1,081 1,149 1,051
Spain USD mil 17,374 15,401 16,434 17,969 17,347
Switzerland USD mil 16,483 17,980 19,093 19,940 18,761
Tunisia USD mil 678 673 768 770 767