International visitor spending in South Korea 2017, by category

This statistic shows the average spending of a foreign visitor in South Korea in 2017, by category. During the measured period, a tourist visiting South Korea spent on average 737.4 U.S. dollars on shopping.

Average spending of a foreign visitor in South Korea in 2017, by category

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Release date

May 2018

Region

South Korea

Survey time period

2017

Number of respondents

13,841 foreign visitors*

Age group

15 years and older

Method of interview

Face-to-face interview

Supplementary notes

*To qualify for the survey, respondents need to have stayed in South Korea for more than one day and less than one year.
Those who just arrived to transfer the flight were excluded;
Pilots, flight attendants and soldiers were excluded, except when their purpose of visit was tour;
Only one of two people in a group was invited to the interview;
Up to two in a group with over ten people were invited to the interview considering age and gender distribution;
Up to four people in a package tour group were invited to the interview.

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