Malaysia

Malaysia

Global context

Measure2018
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)12.0
Global rank for international tourism expenditure28
Number of outbound visits (m)13.1
Most visited destinationThailand
Most visited destination in Western EuropeUnited Kingdom

Key demographic & economic data

Measure2018
Population (m)32.1
GDP per capita PPP (US$)29,597
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)4.7
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)3.4

Inbound visits to Britain from Malaysia

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Total expenditure (GBP)

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Average spend per visit (GBP)

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Access to Britain from Malaysia

Measure2018
Weekly aircraft departures21
Weekly seat capacity5,977
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 5,977 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 £78

*2018 data (excluding TUI Airways' seasonal flights from Langkawi)