International Tourism (Number of Arrivals) in El Salvador

Number of international tourist arrivals reached 1.56 mil in 2017 in El Salvador, according to Eurostat. This is 8.51 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in El Salvador reached an all time high of 1.56 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.235 mil in 1995. When compared to El Salvador's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Costa Rica amounted to 2.96 mil, 2.11 mil in Guatemala, 0.851 mil in Honduras and 1.79 mil in Nicaragua in 2017.

El Salvador has been ranked 96th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 15 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.


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