Singapore

Singapore

For the full 2020 data please visit our 2020 inbound data page here. For Q1 (January-March 2020) data please visit our UK and regional quarterly data pages.

Global context

Measure2019
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)26.6
Global rank for international tourism expenditure14
Number of outbound visits (m)18.5
Most visited destinationMalaysia
Most visited destination in Western EuropeUnited Kingdom

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)5.7
GDP per capita PPP (US$)94,870
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 impact of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a 66% reduction in direct seat capacity from Singapore to the UK in 2020
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Singapore is £78