Greece

Greece

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.

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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)4.8
Most visited destinationTurkey

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)10.7
GDP per capita PPP (US$)28,275
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)-2.2
Annual average GDP growth over the past year (%)1.6

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 impact of the Covid-19 pandemic led to a 60% reduction in seat capacity from Greece to the UK in 2020
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Greece is £13