Thailand

Thailand

Global context

Measure2015
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)7.6
Global rank for international tourism expenditure34
Number of outbound visits (m)9.3
Most visited destinationMyanmar
Most visited destination in Western EuropeSwitzerland

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2015
Population (m)68.0
GDP per capita (US$)5,820
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)3.3
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)2.8

Inbound visits to Britain

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Access to Britain from Thailand

Measure2016
Weekly aircraft departures28
Weekly seat capacity9,948
Airports with direct routes in Thailand2
Airports with direct routes in Britain3
  • There are 28 direct flight departures to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 9,948 seats a week*
  • Two airports in Thailand serve three British airports*
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Thailand is £73

 

*2016 data

Exchange rate

1 GBP = 43.2647 THB

As of 21 March 2017

Retrieved from the Bank of England