International Tourism (Number of Departures) rose 33.4% to 21.2 mil in Sweden in 2017

International Tourism (Number of Departures) (mil)
Travel & Hospitality | Sweden | May 17, 2019
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Number of international tourist departures reached 21.2 mil in 2017 in Sweden, according to Eurostat. This is 33.4 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of international tourist departures in Sweden reached an all time high of 21.2 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 10.1 mil in 1995. When compared to Sweden's main peers, number of international tourist departures in Denmark amounted to 8.10 mil, 9.33 mil in Finland, 8.17 mil in Norway and 39.6 mil in Russia in 2017.

Sweden has been ranked 16th within the group of 91 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist departures, 4 places above the position seen 10 years ago.

The number of departures that people make from their country of usual residence to any other country for any purpose other than a remunerated activity in the country visited.

International Tourism (Number of Departures) Unit 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Australia mil 7.79 8.21 9.05 9.48 9.81
China mil 70.3 83.2 98.2 117 128
Denmark mil 7.85 7.84 6.98 8.53 8.99
Finland mil 7.27 9.06 8.56 8.73 8.90
Germany mil 84.7 82.7 87.5 83.0 83.7
Iceland mil 0.341 0.358 0.365 0.400 0.450
Indonesia mil 6.75 7.45 8.03 8.07 8.18
Japan mil 17.0 18.5 17.5 16.9 16.2
Netherlands mil 18.6 18.6 18.1 17.9 18.1 ...
New Zealand mil 2.10 2.17 2.20 2.28 2.41
Norway mil 8.13 9.25 9.28 9.19 8.75
Papua New Guinea mil ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ... ...
Russia mil 43.7 47.8 54.1 45.9 34.6
Sweden mil 14.7 15.5 15.9 ... ... ...
USA mil 59.2 60.7 61.3 68.2 74.2