Singapore

Singapore

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)20.5
Global rank for international tourism expenditure19
Number of outbound visits (m)19.4
Most visited destinationMalaysia
Most visited destination in Western EuropeUnited Kingdom

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)5.8
GDP per capita PPP (US$)95,797
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)4.8
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)0.7

Inbound visits to Britain from Singapore

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Access to Britain from Singapore

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures55
Weekly seat capacity20,213
Airports with direct routes in Singapore1
Airports with direct routes in Britain3
  • Out of all the airlines to operate the Singapore to Britain route in 2019, Singapore Airlines served the most departing seats with a share of 55%
  • As of 2019, Singapore Changi airport has links with 3 British airports: London Heathrow, London Gatwick and Manchester
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Singapore is £78