Global context

International tourism expenditure (US$bn)<3.0
Global rank for international tourism expenditure>50
Number of outbound visits (m)3.7
Most visited destinationBulgaria

Key demographic and economic data

Population (m)10.8
GDP per capita PPP (US$)24,401
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)-2.7
Annual average GDP growth over the past year (%)0.0

Inbound visits to Britain

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Access to Britain from Greece

Weekly aircraft departures356
Weekly seat capacity68,419
Airports with direct routes in Greece19
Airports with direct routes in Britain21
  • There are 356 direct flight departures from Greece to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 68,419 a week*
  • 19 airports in Greece serve 21 British airports*
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Greece is £13

*2016 data


Read about the preferences of Europeans towards tourismPublished March 2015

Exchange rate

1 GBP = 1.1022 EUR

As of 14 August 2017

Retrieved from the Bank of England