International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 68.5% to USD 460 mil in Nicaragua in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Nicaragua | March 11, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 460 USD mil in 2016 in Nicaragua, according to Eurostat. This is 68.5 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Nicaragua reached an all time high of 460 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 56.0 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Nicaragua's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Costa Rica amounted to 1,038 USD mil, 451 USD mil in El Salvador, 523 USD mil in Honduras and 12,823 USD mil in Mexico in 2016.

Nicaragua has been ranked 108th within the group of 146 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 13 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
Belize USD mil 37.0 39.0 42.0 51.0 50.0
Costa Rica USD mil 620 647 649 657 898
El Salvador USD mil 244 287 270 277 332
Guatemala USD mil 935 920 952 1,033 1,004
Honduras USD mil 446 549 506 437 454
Mexico USD mil 9,704 10,735 11,970 12,556 12,668
Nicaragua USD mil 240 241 277 286 273
Panama USD mil 679 591 1,078 1,147 1,272
USA USD mil 116,448 129,902 130,148 140,558 150,044