International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 1.23% to USD 5,027 mil in Iraq in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Iraq | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 5,027 USD mil in 2016 in Iraq, according to Eurostat. This is 1.23 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Iraq reached an all time high of 5,027 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 9.00 USD mil in 2000. When compared to Iraq's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Iran amounted to 9,893 USD mil, 13,232 USD mil in Kuwait and 17,671 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2016.

Iraq has been ranked 44th within the group of 162 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 44 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
Bahrain USD mil 899 975 1,001 758 942
Iran USD mil 10,555 8,435 9,464 10,130 9,658 ...
Iraq USD mil 1,879 2,363 3,416 4,394 4,966 ...
Jordan USD mil 1,280 1,257 1,206 1,251 1,267
Kuwait USD mil 8,879 10,073 10,567 12,280 13,148
Lebanon USD mil 4,440 4,511 4,692 5,198 5,187
Pakistan USD mil 1,857 1,851 1,638 2,209 2,642
Saudi Arabia USD mil 18,202 17,986 18,648 25,137 20,366
Syria USD mil 850 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey USD mil 5,372 4,585 5,253 5,475 5,683
Turkmenistan USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
United Arab Emirates USD mil 13,206 15,072 16,188 15,848 16,637
Yemen USD mil 258 148 161 158 79.0 ...