The Top 5 Most Visited Countries in the World 2013

  Country Tourist Visits 2013 % Change from 2012 Tourist Spending 2013
1 France 83.0 million visits* + 1.8%* $56.1 billion
2 United States 69.8 million visits + 4.7% $139.6 billion
3 Spain 60.7 million visits + 5.6% $60.4 billion
4 China 55.7 million visits - 3.5% $51.7 billion
5 Italy 47.7 million visits + 2.9% $43.9 billion
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Sources:  United Nations World Tourism Organization: "Tourism Highlights, 2014 Edition".

List Notes: Data is the top 5 countries with the most international tourist arrivals in millions for the year 2013. Percent change is from the year 2012. Tourist spending is in U.S. dollars. *Please note: data for France is for the year 2012 as data for 2013 has yet to be reported. 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 2013

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