International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 19.7% to USD 4,351 mil in Egypt in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Egypt | March 11, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 4,351 USD mil in 2016 in Egypt, according to Eurostat. This is 19.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Egypt reached an all time high of 4,351 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 1,206 USD mil in 2000. When compared to Egypt's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Israel amounted to 8,607 USD mil, 19,731 USD mil in Saudi Arabia and 203 USD mil in Sudan in 2016.

Egypt has been ranked 50th 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
Algeria USD mil 595 598 531 679 762
Chad USD mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Egypt USD mil 2,575 3,037 3,261 3,486 3,636
Ethiopia USD mil 170 181 214 283 372
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
Libya USD mil ... 2,654 2,598 1,325 1,066 ...
Saudi Arabia USD mil 18,202 17,986 18,648 25,137 20,366
South Sudan USD mil ... ... ... ... ... 38.0 539
Sudan USD mil 937 699 460 439 195
Syria USD mil 850 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Tunisia USD mil 678 673 768 770 767
United Arab Emirates USD mil 13,206 15,072 16,188 15,848 16,637
Yemen USD mil 258 148 161 158 79.0 ...