Global context

International tourism expenditure (US$bn)10.8
Global rank for international tourism expenditure27
Number of outbound visits (m)21.3
Most visited destinationUSA
Most visited destination in Western EuropeFrance

Key demographic and economic data

Population (m)131.0
GDP per capita PPP (US$)17,155
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)2.2
Annual average GDP growth in 2018 (%)2.4

Inbound visits to Britain

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Seasonality (Share of visits)

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Access to Britain from Mexico

Weekly aircraft departures36
Weekly seat capacity10,937
Airports with direct routes in Mexico3
Airports with direct routes in Britain10
  • There were 36 direct non-stopping flights from Mexico to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 10,937 a week, in 2017
  • In 2017, three airports in Mexico served ten British airports