Bahrain

Bahrain

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

Measure2018
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)<4.3
Global rank for international tourism expenditure>50
Number of outbound visits (m)1.43
Most visited destinationSaudi Arabia
Most visited destination in Western EuropeFrance

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2018
Population (m)1.4
GDP per capita, PPP, US$50,516
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)3.5
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)1.8

Inbound visits to Britain from Bahrain

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Access to Britain from Bahrain

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures21
Weekly seat capacity5,505
Airports with direct routes in Bahrain1
Airports with direct routes in Britain1
  • 2019 has demonstrated the highest seat capacity between the two countries in the last five years
  • In 2019, the airlines that operated the Bahrain to Britain route were Gulf Air and British Airways
  • The route taken from Bahrain to Britain is Bahrain airport to London Heathrow
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Bahrain is £78