Number of international tourist arrivals reached 0.055 mil in 2016 in Sierra Leone, according to Eurostat. This is 129 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Sierra Leone reached an all time high of 0.081 mil in 2013 and an all time low of 0.008 mil in 1997. When compared to Sierra Leone's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Burkina Faso amounted to 0.152 mil, 0.060 mil in Guinea and 0.173 mil in Mali in 2016.
Sierra Leone has been ranked 157th within the group of 158 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 4 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.