International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 7.87% to USD 658 mil in Palestine in 2016

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Palestine | March 11, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 658 USD mil in 2016 in Palestine, according to Eurostat. This is 7.87 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Palestine reached an all time high of 658 USD mil in 2016 and an all time low of 162 USD mil in 1995. When compared to Palestine's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Egypt amounted to 4,351 USD mil, 8,607 USD mil in Israel, 1,367 USD mil in Jordan and 5,252 USD mil in Lebanon in 2016.

Palestine has been ranked 95th within the group of 146 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 20 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
Cyprus USD mil 1,730 1,687 1,621 1,771 1,439
Egypt USD mil 2,575 3,037 3,261 3,486 3,636
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 ...
Palestine USD mil 603 646 643 520 610
Saudi Arabia USD mil 18,202 17,986 18,648 25,137 20,366
Sudan USD mil 937 699 460 439 195
Syria USD mil 850 ... ... ... ... ... ...