International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 3.70% to USD 13,722 mil in Kuwait in 2017

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Kuwait | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 13,722 USD mil in 2017 in Kuwait, according to Eurostat. This is 3.7 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Kuwait reached an all time high of 13,722 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 2,514 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Kuwait's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Bahrain amounted to 1,823 USD mil and 18,745 USD mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.

Kuwait has been ranked 26th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 6 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
Pakistan USD mil 1,857 1,851 1,638 2,209 2,642
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
Syria USD mil 850 ... ... ... ... ... ...
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 ...