Global context

International tourism expenditure (US$bn)7.1
Global rank for international tourism expenditure38
Number of outbound visits (m)7.0
Most visited destinationPoland
Most visited destination in Western EuropeFrance

Key demographic and economic data

Population (m)8.5
GDP per capita PPP (US$)34,821
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)3.6
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)1.7

Inbound visits to Britain

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Seasonality (Share of visits)

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Access to Britain from Israel

Weekly aircraft departures62
Weekly seat capacity13,313
Airports with direct routes in Israel2
Airports with direct routes in Britain7
  • There are 62 direct, non-stopping flight departures to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 13,313 seats a week*
  • Up to two airports in Israel serve seven British airports*
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Israel is £78


*2018 data (including seasonal flights from Ovda)