International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) rose 8.63% to USD 5,705 mil in Lebanon in 2017

International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) (USD mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Lebanon | May 17, 2019
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Expenditure of international tourism reached 5,705 USD mil in 2017 in Lebanon, according to Eurostat. This is 8.63 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in Lebanon reached an all time high of 5,705 USD mil in 2017 and an all time low of 2,683 USD mil in 2002. When compared to Lebanon's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Cyprus amounted to 1,781 USD mil, 8,985 USD mil in Israel and 1,496 USD mil in Jordan in 2017.

Lebanon has been ranked 43rd within the group of 147 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 1 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
Greece USD mil 3,807 3,006 3,768 4,001 3,537
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
Saudi Arabia USD mil 18,202 17,986 18,648 25,137 20,366
Syria USD mil 850 ... ... ... ... ... ...
Turkey USD mil 5,372 4,585 5,253 5,475 5,683