Number of international tourist arrivals reached 2.26 mil in 2017 in Qatar, according to Eurostat. This is 23.2 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Qatar reached an all time high of 2.94 mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.309 mil in 1995. When compared to Qatar's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Bahrain amounted to 11.4 mil, 4.87 mil in Iran and 16.1 mil in Saudi Arabia in 2017.
Qatar has been ranked 83rd 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.