Number of international tourist arrivals reached 2.27 mil in 2017 in Malta, according to Eurostat. This is 15.7 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Malta reached an all time high of 2.27 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.05 mil in 1996. When compared to Malta's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Greece amounted to 27.2 mil, 58.3 mil in Italy, 7.05 mil in Tunisia and 37.6 mil in Turkey in 2017.
Malta has been ranked 82nd within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals.
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.