Malaysia

Malaysia

Global context

Measure2016
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)10.5
Global rank for international tourism expenditure27
Number of outbound visits (m)11.2
Most visited destinationThailand
Most visited destination in Western EuropeUnited Kingdom

Key demographic & economic data

Measure2016
Population (m)31.2
GDP per capita PPP (US$)25,115
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)4.8
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)4.2

Inbound visits to Britain

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Access to Britain from Malaysia

Measure2016
Weekly aircraft departures21
Weekly seat capacity8,222
Airports with direct routes in Malaysia1
Airports with direct routes in Britain1

There are 21 direct, non-stopping flight departures to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 8,222 seats a week*
One airport in Malaysia serves one British airport*
The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Malaysia is £75

*2016 data

Downloads

Explore Malaysian perceptions of Britain as a holiday destinationPublished September 2006

Exchange rate

1 GBP = 5.576 MYR

As of 14 August 2017

Retrieved from the Bank of England