Number of international tourist arrivals reached 0.143 mil in 2017 in Burkina Faso, according to Eurostat. This is 5.92 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Burkina Faso reached an all time high of 0.289 mil in 2007 and an all time low of 0.117 mil in 1999. When compared to Burkina Faso's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Ivory Coast amounted to 1.80 mil, 0.193 mil in Mali and 0.164 mil in Niger in 2017.
Burkina Faso has been ranked 145th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 10 places behind 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.