International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 11.9% to USD 33,354 mil in South Korea in 2017

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | South Korea | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 33,354 USD mil in 2017 in South Korea, according to Eurostat. This is 11.9 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in South Korea reached an all time high of 33,354 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 4,027 USD mil in 1998. When compared to South Korea's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in China amounted to 257,733 USD mil, 18,177 USD mil in Japan and 5,040 USD mil in Vietnam in 2017.

South Korea has been ranked 10th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 1 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
Dem. People's Republic of Korea USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
India USD mil 13,699 14,107 13,884 17,492 17,686
Japan USD mil 39,760 40,967 32,244 28,609 23,252
Laos USD mil 248 614 907 1,054 1,002
Russia USD mil 37,343 48,096 59,504 55,383 38,434
South Korea USD mil 22,195 22,934 24,459 26,136 27,957
Thailand USD mil 7,534 8,095 8,238 8,824 9,539
USA USD mil 116,448 129,902 130,148 140,558 150,044
Vietnam USD mil 1,710 1,856 2,050 2,650 3,595