International Tourism (Number of Arrivals) in Switzerland

Number of international tourist arrivals reached 9.89 mil in 2017 in Switzerland, according to Eurostat. This is 7.43 % more than in the previous year.

Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Switzerland reached an all time high of 9.89 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 6.53 mil in 2003. When compared to Switzerland's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Austria amounted to 29.5 mil, 86.9 mil in France, 37.5 mil in Germany and 58.3 mil in Italy in 2017.

Switzerland has been ranked 40th within the group of 149 countries we follow in terms of number of international tourist arrivals, 12 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.


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