Kuwait

Kuwait

Global context

Measure2018
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)12.5
Global rank for international tourism expenditure25
Number of outbound visits (m)4.3
Most visited destinationSaudi Arabia
Most visited destination in Western EuropeUnited Kingdom

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2018
Population (m)4.2
GDP per capita (US$)70,621
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)0.9
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)-0.1

Inbound visits to Britain from Kuwait

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Number of visits

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Total expenditure (GBP)

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Average length of stay (Nights)

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Average spend per visit (GBP)

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Access to Britain from Kuwait

Measure2018
Weekly aircraft departures17
Weekly seat capacity5,211
Airports with direct routes in Kuwait1
Airports with direct routes in Britain1
  • There are 17 direct, non-stopping flight departures to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 5,211 seats a week*
  • One airport in Kuwait serves only one British airport, London Heathrow*
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Kuwait is £78

 

*2018 data