Number of international tourist arrivals reached 0.179 mil in 2016 in Papua New Guinea, according to Eurostat. This is 3.24 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Papua New Guinea reached an all time high of 0.185 mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.042 mil in 1995. When compared to Papua New Guinea's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Australia amounted to 8.27 mil, 11.5 mil in Indonesia, 3.37 mil in New Zealand and 5.97 mil in Philippines in 2016.
Papua New Guinea has been ranked 146th within the group of 158 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 5 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.