Indian Tourism Statistics

Top 10 Source Countries for Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India in 2019
S.No Source Country FTAs (in Million) Percentage (%) Share
1 Bangladesh 2,256,675 21.49
2 United States 1,456,678 13.80
3 United Kingdom 1,029,758 9.75
4 Sri Lanka 353,684 3.35
5 Canada 351,040 3.32
6 Australia 346,486 3.28
7 Malaysia 319,172 3.02
8 China 281,768 2.67
9 Germany 274,087 2.60
10 Russian Federation 262,309 2.48
Total 6,931,657 65.5
Others 3,626,272 34.35
Grand Total 10,557,929 100.00

Source: Blinkvisa
tourist statistics

Foreign tourist visits by State

Share of Top 10 States/UTs of India in Number of Foreign Tourist Visits in 2018
S.No State/UT Number Percentage (%) Share
1 Tamil Nadu 6,074,345 21.0
2 Maharashtra 5,078,514 17.6
3 Uttar Pradesh 3,780,752 13.1
4 Delhi 2,740,502 9.5
5 Rajasthan 1,754,348 6.1
6 West Bengal 1,617,105 5.6
7 Punjab 1,200,969 4.2
8 Kerala 1,096,407 3.8
9 Bihar 1,087,971 3.8
10 Goa 933,841 3.2
Total of Top 10 25,364,754 87.9
Others 3,507,630 12.1
Grand Total 28,872,384 100.00

Source: Tourism.gov.in
tourist statistics

Domestic tourist visits by State

Share of Top 10 States/UTs of India in Number of Domestic Tourist Visits - 2018
S.No State/UT Number Percentage (%) Share
1 Tamil Nadu 385,909,376 20.8
2 Uttar Pradesh 285,079,848 15.4
3 Karnataka 214,306,456 11.6
4 Andhra Pradesh 194,767,874 10.5
5 Maharashtra 119,191,539 6.4
6 Telengana 92,878,329 5.0
7 West Bengal 85,657,365 4.6
8 Madhya Pradesh 83,969,799 4.5
9 Gujarat 54,369,873 2.9
10 Rajasthan 50,235,643 2.7
Total of Top 10 1,566,366,102 84.4
Others 288,567,282 15.6
Grand Total 1,854,933,384 100.00

Source: Toursim.gov.in
tourist statistics

Indian Tourism – Interesting facts

  • The travel and tourism industry contributed a total of $124.8 billion to GDP in India in 2015 — this accounted for approximately 6% of India's total GDP.
  • A 2014 study found that India was one of the fastest-growing tourism destinations worldwide. Placed eleventh in the list, the direct contribution of travel and tourism to GDP in India was expected to grow an average of 6.4% annually between 2014 and 2024.
  • Tourism in India provides 40 million jobs. The sector is expected to grow at an annual average growth rate of 7.9% till 2023, making India the third fastest growing tourism destinations over the next decade.
  • The industry provided more than 23.5 million jobs in 2015. Over 7.7% of Indian employees work in the tourism industry.
  • The 2011 Kumbh Mela was the largest gathering of people with over 75 million pilgrims. The gathering was so huge that the crowd was visible from space.
  • The largest source market for visitors to India was the US, followed by Bangladesh and the UK. Outbound travel from India is also is forecasted to reach 1.41 million in 2020.
  • Tourist arrivals in India increased to 8,91,000 in November from 7,54,000 in October, 2016. It averaged 4,26,846.43 from 2000 until 2016, reaching an all-time high of 9,13,000 in December, 2015 and a record low of 1,29,286 in May, 2001

Tourism information and packages for your holiday

Know More   

More Indian Cultural Links

Famous Paintings
Famous Paintings

Find out the history of Indian painting
Know more

Symbols
Symbols

Find the list of National Symbols of India
Know more

Languages
Languages

Find the list of Languages

Know more

Facts about India
Facts about India

Information about India

Know more

Statistics of India
Statistics of India

Statistical information of India

Know more

Tourism
Tourism

Tourism information and packages for your holiday
Know more

Indian parenting
Indian parenting

Indian parenting resources

Know more

Welcome to America
Welcome to America

Offers resourceful information for people new to America
Know more

Immigration
USA Immigration

In this channel you will find immigration information in the USA
Know more

Travel insurance
Indian travel insurance

Overseas travel insurance offered by Indian companies

Know more

US travel insurance
US travel insurance

International travel insurance offered by American companies

Know more

Indian baby names
Indian baby names

Popular Indian baby names


Know more

indian fables and tales
Indian fables and tales

Indian fables, Jataka tales, Hitopadesha, Panchatantra

Know more

Indian diaspora
Indian diaspora

Indians around the globe !


Know more

Indian diaspora
Health tools!

Tools for healthy living!


Know more

Return to India
Return to India

It has resourceful information for people who are planning to return to India
Know more

shopping banner
news NRIOL 25years Celebration

NRIOL.COM, the premier online community since 1997 for the Indian immigrant community provides a range of resourceful services for immigrants and visitors in America.

Contact our customer service team

Estd. 1997 © Copyright NRI Online Pvt. Ltd. All rights reserved worldwide.

India Statistics

x
Eof Google Analytical Code