Global context

International tourism expenditure (US$bn)18.0
Global rank for international tourism expenditure19
Number of outbound visits (m)13.4
Most visited destinationJapan
Most visited destination in Western EuropeGermany

Key demographic and economic data

Population (m)23.5
GDP per capita PPP (US$)46,085
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)2.8
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)2.4

Inbound visits to Britain

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Seasonality (Share of visits)

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Access to Britain from Taiwan

Weekly aircraft departures7
Weekly seat capacity2,350
Airports with direct routes in Taiwan1
Airports with direct routes in Britain2
  • There are 7 direct flight departures to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 2,350 seats a week*
  • One airport in Taiwan serve two British airports*
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Taiwan is £78

*2017 data, stopping flights included