Number of international tourist arrivals reached 0.932 mil in 2016 in Rwanda, according to Eurostat. This is 5.57 % less than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Rwanda reached an all time high of 0.987 mil in 2015 and an all time low of 0.104 mil in 2000. When compared to Rwanda's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Burundi amounted to 0.187 mil, 1.23 mil in Tanzania, 1.32 mil in Uganda and 0.351 mil in Dem. Republic of the Congo in 2016.
Rwanda has been ranked 116th within the group of 158 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 1 places behind 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.