Global context

International tourism expenditure (US$bn)9.3
Global rank for international tourism expenditure30
Number of outbound visits (m)10.7
Most visited destinationChile
Most visited destination in Western EuropeSpain

Key demographic and economic data

Population (m)43.9
GDP per capita PPP (US$)18,124
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)2.1
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)-2.2

Inbound visits to Britain

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Access to Britain from Argentina

Weekly aircraft departures6
Weekly seat capacity1,699
Airports with direct routes in Argentina1
Airports with direct routes in Britain1
  • There are 6 direct flight departures from Argentina to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 1,699 a week *
  • There is one airport in Argentina, serving London Heathrow*
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Argentina is £73

*2015 data