International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 31.2% to USD 1,664 mil in Iceland in 2017

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Iceland | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 1,664 USD mil in 2017 in Iceland, according to Eurostat. This is 31.2 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Iceland reached an all time high of 1,664 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 282 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Iceland's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Denmark amounted to 9,640 USD mil, 17,800 USD mil in Norway, 17,097 USD mil in Sweden and 71,671 USD mil in United Kingdom in 2017.

Iceland has been ranked 67th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 3 places behind 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
Belgium USD mil 20,658 22,367 24,511 26,435 21,123
Denmark USD mil 9,840 9,600 10,072 10,443 8,918
Finland USD mil 6,010 5,843 6,387 6,324 5,785
France USD mil 55,472 50,087 52,448 58,446 47,697
Germany USD mil 99,839 96,233 102,677 101,702 85,308
Iceland USD mil 740 780 850 972 998
Ireland USD mil 6,837 6,001 6,222 6,173 5,789
Netherlands USD mil 20,741 20,094 21,009 23,655 20,234
Norway USD mil 16,958 18,131 20,116 20,166 16,485
Russia USD mil 37,343 48,096 59,504 55,383 38,434
Sweden USD mil 13,998 13,954 15,334 15,823 14,410
United Kingdom USD mil 76,399 79,491 81,590 85,921 90,021