Total arrivals of foreign tourists reached 21.9 mil in 2012 in United Kingdom, according to Eurostat. This is 3.03 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, total arrivals of foreign tourists in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 21.9 mil in 2012 and an all time low of 13.5 mil in 1991. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, total arrivals of foreign tourists in Belgium amounted to 7.56 mil, 42.3 mil in France and 30.3 mil in Germany in 2012.
United Kingdom has been ranked 6th within the group of 34 countries we follow in terms of total arrivals of foreign tourists.
An arrival is defined as a person (tourist) who arrives at a tourist accommodation establishment and checks in or arrives at non-rented accommodation.