Number of international tourist arrivals reached 0.281 mil in 2017 in Benin, according to Eurostat. This is 5.24 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Benin reached an all time high of 0.281 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.072 mil in 2002. When compared to Benin's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Burkina Faso amounted to 0.143 mil, 0.164 mil in Niger and 0.496 mil in Togo in 2017.
Benin has been ranked 133rd within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 8 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.