Number of international tourist arrivals reached 1.39 mil in 2017 in Maldives, according to Eurostat. This is 8.09 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Maldives reached an all time high of 1.39 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 0.315 mil in 1995. When compared to Maldives's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in India amounted to 15.5 mil, 14.0 mil in Indonesia, 13.9 mil in Singapore and 2.12 mil in Sri Lanka in 2017.
Maldives has been ranked 103rd 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.