International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 2.95% to USD 17,127 mil in United Arab Emirates in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | United Arab Emirates | March 11, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 16,637 USD mil in 2015 in United Arab Emirates, according to Eurostat. This is 2.86 % less than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in United Arab Emirates reached an all time high of 17,127 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 3,019 USD mil in 2000. When compared to United Arab Emirates's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Oman amounted to 2,206 USD mil, 11,641 USD mil in Qatar and 20,366 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2015.

United Arab Emirates has been ranked 23rd within the group of 161 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 4 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
Oman USD mil 1,493 1,644 1,824 2,081 2,208
Qatar USD mil ... ... 7,813 10,702 11,729 12,871 11,641
Saudi Arabia USD mil 18,202 17,986 18,648 25,137 20,366
United Arab Emirates USD mil 13,206 15,072 16,188 15,848 16,637
Yemen USD mil 258 148 161 158 79.0 ...