Number of international tourist arrivals reached 4.57 mil in 2017 in Kyrgyzstan, according to Eurostat. This is 18.6 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Kyrgyzstan reached an all time high of 4.57 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.036 mil in 1995. When compared to Kyrgyzstan's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in China amounted to 60.7 mil, 7.70 mil in Kazakhstan, 0.431 mil in Tajikistan and 2.69 mil in Uzbekistan in 2017.
Kyrgyzstan has been ranked 60th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 16 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.