Singapore

Singapore

Global context

Measure2018
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)25.3
Global rank for international tourism expenditure13
Number of outbound visits (m)22.9
Most visited destinationMalaysia
Most visited destination in Western EuropeUnited Kingdom

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2018
Population (m)5.7
GDP per capita PPP (US$)94,162
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)4.6
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)1.6

Inbound visits to Britain from Singapore

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Total expenditure (GBP)

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Average spend per visit (GBP)

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Access to Britain from Singapore

Measure2018
Weekly aircraft departures56
Weekly seat capacity20,390
Airports with direct routes in Singapore1
Airports with direct routes in Britain3
  • There are 56 direct, non-stopping flight departures to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 20,390 seats a week*
  • One airport in Singapore serves three British airports (Manchester, London Gatwick, and London Heathrow)*
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Singapore is £78

*2018 data