Number of international visitors and nights in Portugal 2015-2018

This statistic shows the number of international visitors and overnight stays in Portugal from 2015 to 2018. Approximately 12.8 million visitors arrived in Portugal from abroad in the year 2017, spending around 40.9 million nights in the country.
Portugal has been a popular tourist destination for many years, with European, domestic and international tourists flocking to the country on the westernmost part of continental Europe. The number of international tourists arriving in Portugal has continued to grow over the years resulting in a noticeable increase in tourism spending in the country. In 2017 there was an estimated 18.1 billion euro spent within the country by international tourists, a increase in spending of 5.9 billion euro since 2012. Portugal is particularly popular among individuals from the United Kingdom with approximately 1.9 million British arriving in 2016 in search of sun, sea and sand. Portugal is also a popular destination for German tourists with 1.37 million visits in 2017.

Number of international visitors and overnight stays in Portugal from 2015 to 2018

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2015 to 2018

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