Number of international tourist arrivals reached 2.45 mil in 2017 in Azerbaijan, according to Eurostat. This is 20.1 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Azerbaijan reached an all time high of 2.45 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.576 mil in 2002. When compared to Azerbaijan's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Azerbaijan amounted to 2.45 mil, 6.48 mil in Georgia, 4.87 mil in Iran and 24.4 mil in Russia in 2017.
Azerbaijan has been ranked 77th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 30 places above the position seen 10 years ago.
The number of international tourists who travel to a country other than that in which they have their usual residence, but outside their usual environment, for a period not exceeding 12 months and whose main purpose in visiting is other than an activity remunerated from within the country visited.