Number of international tourist arrivals reached 37.7 mil in 2017 in United Kingdom, according to Eurostat. This is 5.13 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in United Kingdom reached an all time high of 37.7 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 21.0 mil in 2001. When compared to United Kingdom's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Belgium amounted to 8.39 mil, 86.9 mil in France, 37.5 mil in Germany and 10.3 mil in Ireland in 2017.
United Kingdom has been ranked 9th within the group of 149 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.