The Top 5 Most Visited Countries in the World

  Country Tourist Arrivals
(% change)
Tourist Spending
1 France 83.7 million
$55.4 billion
2 United States 74.8 million
$177.2 billion
3 Spain 65.0 million
$65.2 billion
4 China 55.6 million
$56.9 billion
5 Italy 48.6 million
$45.5 billion
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Sources:  United Nations World Tourism Organization: “UNWTO Tourism Highlights, 2015 Edition"

List Notes: Data is the top 5 countries with the most international tourist arrivals in millions for the year 2014 (latest available data as of March 2016). Percent change is from 2013. Tourist spending is in U.S. dollars. Definition of "tourist visit": international inbound tourists (overnight visitors) are the number of 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.
Most Visited Countries in the World

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