Mexico

Mexico

From 22 May we will be working to update all of the data and documents on this page following the Office of National Statistics (ONS) revision of the International Passenger Survey (IPS) data for 2009-2018 and the released detailed 2019 data. UK data will be updated first and followed by the regional data from 27 May. Please be patient as we update these pages or contact the VisitBritain research team if you have any questions- VB/VEResearch@visitbritain.org. Thank you.

Global context

Measure2019
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)11.2
Global rank for international tourism expenditure31
Number of outbound visits (m)22.3
Most visited destinationUSA
Most visited destination in Western EuropeFrance

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)127.8
GDP per capita PPP (US$)19,091
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)2.7
Annual average GDP growth in 2018 (%)-0.1

Inbound visits to Britain from Mexico

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Access to Britain from Mexico

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures41
Weekly seat capacity11,755
Airports with direct routes in Mexico4
Airports with direct routes in Britain10
  • London Gatwick, Manchester International and London Heathrow had a combined 84% of market share for seat capacity in 2019
  • 4 airports in Mexico serve 10 British airports
  • There were 41 direct non-stopping flights from Mexico to Britain a week, in 2019
  • Cancun and Mexico City served 68% and 26% of Mexican seat capacity to the UK in 2019, respectively