Taiwan

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Taiwan

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 expenditure17
Number of outbound visits (m)15.0
Most visited destinationJapan
Most visited destination in Western EuropeGermany

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2019
Population (m)23.6
GDP per capita PPP (US$)52,925
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)3.5
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)2.7

Inbound visits to Britain from Taiwan

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Access to Britain from Taiwan

Measure2019
Weekly aircraft departures5
Weekly seat capacity1,401
Airports with direct routes in Taiwan1
Airports with direct routes in Britain1
  • Since 2010 average seat capacity has increased by 124%
  • The airline that serves the Taiwan to Britain route is China Airlines by Taipei to London Gatwick
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Taiwan is £78