Bahrain

Bahrain

For the full 2020 data please visit our 2020 inbound data page here. For Q1 (January -March 2020) data please visit our UK and regional quarterly data pages - these pages will be updated when 2021 data becomes available.

Global context

Measure2019
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)<4.1
Global rank for international tourism expenditure>50
Number of outbound visits (m)1.5
Most visited destinationSaudi Arabia
Most visited destination in Western EuropeFrance

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)1.5
GDP per capita, PPP, US$47,159
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)3.3
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 impact of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a 57% reduction in direct seat capacity from Bahrain to the UK in 2020
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Bahrain is £78