International Tourism, Expenditure (USD) in South Africa

Source: World Bank
Last Updated: Mar 1, 2021

Expenditure of international tourism reached 6,348 USD mil in 2018 in South Africa, according to Eurostat. This is 4.61 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, expenditure of international tourism in South Africa reached an all time high of 8,397 USD mil in 2011 and an all time low of 2,251 USD mil in 2002. When compared to South Africa's main peers, expenditure of international tourism in Botswana amounted to 269 USD mil, 339 USD mil in Lesotho, 69.0 USD mil in Namibia and 43.0 USD mil in Swaziland in 2018.

South Africa has been ranked 45th within the group of 150 countries we follow in terms of expenditure of international tourism, 9 places behind 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.


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