Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals  1977-2017 | Data | Chart | Calendar | Forecast

The number of visitors from abroad to Sri Lanka edged up 0.2 percent year-on-year to 167.5 thousand in November 2017, from a 1.3 percent increase in October. The number of tourists from East Asia rose (14.2 percent to 36.1 thousand, 21.5 percent of total visitors) driven mostly by arrivals from China (3.5 percent to 19.2 thousand). In contrast, the number of tourists from South Asia declined (-2.7 percent to 45.1 thousand, 26.9 percent of total visitors) while those from Western Europe fell 1.4 percent to 45.9 thousand (27.4 percent share). Tourist Arrivals in Sri Lanka averaged 45969.52 from 1977 until 2017, reaching an all time high of 224791 in December of 2016 and a record low of 5536 in June of 1977.

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Calendar GMT Actual Previous Consensus TEForecast
2017-10-09 08:45 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY -2.3% 2.5% 7%
2017-11-08 09:30 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY 1.3% -2.3% 11%
2017-12-06 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY 0.2% 1.3% 8.5%
2018-01-03 08:30 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY 0.2%
2018-02-03 11:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY
2018-03-05 08:30 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY


Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -752.00 -656.00 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 976.00 1011.00 1070.10 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1727.00 1666.70 1986.41 408.00 USD Million [+]
Current Account -795.00 -685.00 255.28 -1695.29 USD Million [+]
Current Account to GDP -2.40 -2.30 -0.40 -19.30 percent [+]
External Debt 49146.65 46514.00 49146.65 37098.10 USD Million [+]
Terms of Trade 118.51 101.88 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 167511.00 152429.00 224791.00 5536.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 22.30 22.24 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Terrorism Index 2.91 3.49 7.13 2.91 [+]
Tourism Revenues 327.60 352.50 385.70 19.30 USD Million [+]
Remittances 556.60 592.10 708.84 241.34 USD Million [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 395.00 114.00 636.00 20.00 USD Million [+]

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Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals

This page provides - Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals - actual data, historical chart and calendar of releases - was last updated on December of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
167511.00 152429.00 224791.00 5536.00 1977 - 2017 Monthly




tourist arrivals by Country
Country Last
Australia 741500.00 Oct/17
Brazil 6578.00 Dec/16
Canada 3156507.00 Sep/17
China 128.50 Feb/16
France 84500.00 Dec/15
Germany 35555.00 Dec/16
India 1005000.00 Nov/17
Indonesia 938250.00 Oct/17
Japan 2595200.00 Oct/17
Mexico 1504.75 Oct/17
South Korea 1165638.00 Oct/17
Spain 7265.49 Oct/17
Switzerland 1876.00 Sep/17
Turkey 2992947.00 Oct/17
United Kingdom 3940.00 Aug/17
United States 6507601.00 Sep/16