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

The number of visitors from abroad to Sri Lanka decreased 2.3 percent year-on-year to 145.1 thousand in September 2017, following a 2.5 percent gain in August. The decrease was mainly due to a drop in the number of tourists from East Asian countries (-8.9 percent to 31.1 thousand), mainly from China (-14.3 percent to 18.9 thousand); and from Western Europe (-0.9 percent to 39.6 thousand), mainly from Germany (-15.1 percent to 8.6 thousand). Meanwhile, arrivals from South Asia, which account for 31 percent of total arrivals, rose 9.5 percent to 44.8 thousand, led by India (26.6 percent to 34.5 thousand). On a monthly basis, the number of tourist arrivals decreased 24 percent. 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
2017-08-04 02:45 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY -1.8% 4.5% 10%
2017-09-08 06:50 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY 2.5% -1.8% 16%
2017-10-09 08:45 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY -2.3% 2.5% 7%
2017-11-07 06:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY -2.3% 11%
2017-12-05 07:00 AM Tourist Arrivals YoY 8.5%


Sri Lanka Trade Last Previous Highest Lowest Unit
Balance of Trade -856.30 -575.20 -50.10 -1100.70 USD Million [+]
Exports 1000.60 1016.00 1070.10 304.80 USD Million [+]
Imports 1856.90 1591.00 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 101.88 105.52 161.24 74.50 Index Points [+]
Tourist Arrivals 145077.00 190928.00 224791.00 5536.00 [+]
Gold Reserves 22.30 22.24 23.10 3.63 Tonnes [+]
Foreign Direct Investment 395.00 114.00 636.00 20.00 USD Million [+]
Remittances 556.60 592.10 708.84 241.34 USD Million [+]
Terrorism Index 3.49 4.08 7.13 3.49 [+]
Tourism Revenues 327.60 352.50 385.70 19.30 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 October of 2017.

Actual Previous Highest Lowest Dates Unit Frequency
145077.00 190928.00 224791.00 5536.00 1977 - 2017 Monthly




tourist arrivals by Country

Last
Australia 702800.00 Aug/17
Brazil 6578.00 Dec/16
Canada 4183681.00 Aug/17
China 128.50 Feb/16
France 84500.00 Dec/15
Germany 35555.00 Dec/16
India 724000.00 Aug/17
Indonesia 1178407.00 Aug/17
Japan 2280100.00 Sep/17
Mexico 1656.13 Aug/17
South Korea 1103506.00 Aug/17
Spain 10426.03 Aug/17
Switzerland 1507.00 May/17
Turkey 4658463.00 Aug/17
United Kingdom 4020.00 Jul/17
United States 6507601.00 Sep/16