Argentina

Argentina

From 22 May we will be working to update all of the data and documents on this page following the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revision of the International Passenger Survey (IPS) data for 2009-2018 and the released detailed 2019 data. UK data will be updated first and followed by the regional data from 27 May. Please be patient as we update these pages or contact the VisitBritain research team if you have any questions- VB/VEResearch@visitbritain.org. Thank you.

Global context

Measure2019
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)10.7
Global rank for international tourism expenditure32
Number of outbound visits (m)10.5
Most visited destinationBrazil
Most visited destination in Western EuropeSpain

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)44.8
GDP per capita PPP (US$)18,924
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)1.3
Annual average GDP growth in 2018 (%)-2.1

Inbound visits to Britain from Argentina

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Access to Britain from Argentina

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures14
Weekly seat capacity4,201
Airports with direct routes in Argentina1
Airports with direct routes in Britain2
  • There were 14 direct flight departures from Argentina to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 4,201 seats a week, in 2019
  • British Airways and Norwegian serves non-stop Argentina-Great Britain routes, departing from Buenos Aires and arriving at London Heathrow and London Gatwick
  • Seat capacity from Argentina to the UK increased 29% from 2018 to 2019
  • 75% of Argentines arrive in Britain by plane and 21% arrive via the Channel Tunnel