Top 10 most visited countries in the world

France is the most visited country in the world according to a report published by World Tourism Organisation. It receives approximately 7 million more tourists than the second most visited country. Here is a list of the top 10 most visited countries in the world.

Top 10 most visited countries in the world

  1. France
  2. Spain
  3. USA
  4. China
  5. Italy
  6. Turkey
  7. Mexico
  8. Germany
  9. Thailand
  10. United Kingdom

France

  • International tourist arrivals- 89.4 mlllion
  • Continent- Europe
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 45
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 67.4 billion USD

Spain

  • International tourist arrivals- 82.8 million
  • Continent- Europe
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 48
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 73.8 billion USD

USA

  • International tourist arrivals- 79.6 million
  • Continent- North America
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 24
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 214.5 billion USD

China

  • International tourist arrivals- 62.9 million
  • Continent- Asia
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 55
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 40.4 billion USD

Italy

  • International tourist arrivals- 62.1 million
  • Continent- Europe
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 55
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 49.3 billion USD

Turkey

  • International tourist arrivals- 45.8 million
  • Continent- Asia and Europe
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 18
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 25.2 billion USD

Mexico

  • International tourist arrivals- 41.4 million
  • Continent- North America
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 35
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 22.5 billion USD

Germany

  • International tourist arrivals- 38.9 million
  • Continent- Europe
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 46
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 43 billion USD

Thailand

  • International tourist arrivals- 38.3 million
  • Continent- Asia
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 5
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 63 billion USD

United Kingdom

  • International tourist arrivals- 36.3 million
  • Continent- Europe
  • UNESCO World Heritage Sites- 32
  • Earnings from tourism (international only)- 51.9 billion USD

Reference: https://www.e-unwto.org/doi/pdf/10.18111/9789284421152

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Disclaimer: The stats may change with time.

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