Greece

Greece

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.

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Global context

Measure2019
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)<4.1
Global rank for international tourism expenditure>50
Number of outbound visits (m)4.6
Most visited destinationTurkey

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)10.7
GDP per capita PPP (US$)28,160
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)-2.1
Annual average GDP growth over the past year (%)1.9

Inbound visits to Britain from Greece

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Access to Britain from Greece

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures439
Weekly seat capacity85,421
Airports with direct routes in Greece18
Airports with direct routes in Britain22
  • Virtually all visits from Greece to Britain are made by plane
  • In 2019, there were 439 direct flight departures from Greece to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 85,421 a week
  • 18 airports in Greece serve 22 British airports in 2019
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Greece is £13