Thailand

Thailand

Global context

Measure2018
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)12.4
Global rank for international tourism expenditure26
Number of outbound visits (m)10.8
Most visited destinationMalaysia
Most visited destination in Western EuropeSwitzerland

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2018
Population (m)69.2
GDP per capita PPP (US$)18,118
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)3.3
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)3.9

Inbound visits to Britain from Thailand

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Number of visits

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Average spend per visit (GBP)

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Access to Britain from Thailand

Measure2018
Weekly aircraft departures28
Weekly seat capacity9,958
Airports with direct routes in Thailand1
Airports with direct routes in Britain1
  • There are 28 direct, non-stopping flight departures to Britain a week, with a total capacity of 9,958 seats a week*
  • One airport in Thailand, Bangkok serve one British airport all year long*
  • The current rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Thailand is £78

 

*2018 data (excluding TUI Airways' seasonal flights from Krabi, Phuket and Utapao)