Number of international tourist arrivals reached 0.129 mil in 2012 in Eritrea, according to Eurostat. This is 8.51 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Eritrea reached an all time high of 0.417 mil in 1996 and an all time low of 0.057 mil in 1999. When compared to Eritrea's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Djibouti amounted to 0.060 mil, 0.575 mil in Sudan and 0.874 mil in Yemen in 2012.
Eritrea has been ranked 153rd within the group of 166 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 17 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.