International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 1.25% to USD 5,252 mil in Lebanon in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Lebanon | March 11, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 5,252 USD mil in 2016 in Lebanon, according to Eurostat. This is 1.25 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Lebanon reached an all time high of 5,252 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 2,683 USD mil in 2002. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Cyprus amounted to 1,627 USD mil, 8,607 USD mil in Israel and 1,367 USD mil in Jordan in 2016.

Lebanon has been ranked 41st within the group of 146 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism.

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
Cyprus USD mil 1,730 1,687 1,621 1,771 1,439
Egypt USD mil 2,575 3,037 3,261 3,486 3,636
Greece USD mil 3,807 3,006 3,768 4,001 3,537
Iraq USD mil 1,879 2,363 3,416 4,394 4,966 ...
Israel USD mil 4,874 5,008 5,757 6,534 7,506
Jordan USD mil 1,280 1,257 1,206 1,251 1,267
Lebanon USD mil 4,440 4,511 4,692 5,198 5,187
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