Number of international tourist arrivals reached 3.67 mil in 2017 in Uruguay, according to Eurostat. This is 21 % more than in the previous year.
Historically, number of international tourist arrivals in Uruguay reached an all time high of 3.67 mil in 2017 and an all time low of 1.26 mil in 2002. When compared to Uruguay's main peers, number of international tourist arrivals in Argentina amounted to 6.72 mil, 6.59 mil in Brazil, 6.45 mil in Chile and 1.58 mil in Paraguay in 2017.
Uruguay has been ranked 65th within the group of 149 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.