Portugal

Portugal

Global context

Measure2019
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)5.5
Global rank for international tourism expenditure46
Number of outbound visits (m)7.5
Most visited destinationSpain

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)10.3
GDP per capita (US$)31,511
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)0.8
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)2.2

Inbound visits to Britain from Portugal

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Number of visits

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Total expenditure (GBP)

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Total nights spent

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Average spend per visit (GBP)

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Access to Britain from Portugal

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures544
Weekly seat capacity96,649
Airports with direct routes in Portugal6
Airports with direct routes in Britain26
  • Virtually all visits from Portugal to Britain are made by air
  • In 2019, there were 544 direct flight departures to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 96,649 a week
  • 6 airports in Portugal serve 26 British airports
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for the Portugal is £13