Taiwan

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Taiwan

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)20.5
Global rank for international tourism expenditure17
Number of outbound visits (m)115.1
Most visited destinationJapan
Most visited destination in Western EuropeGermany

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2021
Population (m)23.6
GDP per capita PPP (US$)61,655
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)3.2
Annual GDP growth (%)6.4

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 impact of the COVID-19 pandemic led to a 47% reduction in direct seat capacity from Taiwan to the UK in 2020
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Taiwan is £78