International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 8.43% to USD 989 mil in Laos in 2017

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Laos | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 989 USD mil in 2017 in Laos, according to Eurostat. This is 8.43 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Laos reached an all time high of 1,054 USD mil in 2014 and an all time low of 4.10 USD mil in 2001. When compared to Laos's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Cambodia amounted to 919 USD mil, 257,733 USD mil in China, 11,579 USD mil in Thailand and 5,040 USD mil in Vietnam in 2017.

Laos has been ranked 88th within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 73 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
Cambodia USD mil 344 406 469 526 641
China USD mil 72,585 101,977 128,576 227,344 249,831
India USD mil 13,699 14,107 13,884 17,492 17,686
Japan USD mil 39,760 40,967 32,244 28,609 23,252
Laos USD mil 248 614 907 1,054 1,002
Malaysia USD mil 10,180 12,217 12,236 12,442 10,708
Myanmar USD mil 132 265 131 119 146
Russia USD mil 37,343 48,096 59,504 55,383 38,434
Thailand USD mil 7,534 8,095 8,238 8,824 9,539
USA USD mil 116,448 129,902 130,148 140,558 150,044
Vietnam USD mil 1,710 1,856 2,050 2,650 3,595