Turkey

Turkey

Global context

Measure2018
International tourism expenditure (US$bn)4.6
Global rank for international tourism expenditure49
Number of outbound visits (m)8.5
Most visited destinationGreece

Key demographic and economic data

Measure2018
Population (m)82.0
GDP per capita PPP (US$)26,571
Annual average GDP growth over past decade (%)5.2
Annual average GDP growth in the past year (%)1.1

Inbound visits to Britain from Turkey

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Total expenditure (GBP)

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Average spend per visit (GBP)

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Access to Britain from Turkey

Measure2018
Weekly aircraft departures303
Weekly seat capacity62,166
Airports with direct routes in Turkey7
Airports with direct routes in Britain18
  • There are 303 direct, non-stopping flight departures to Britain a week, with a total seat capacity of 62,166 seats a week*
  • Seven airports in Turkey serve 18 British airports*
  • The current reduced rate of Air Passenger Duty for visitors departing Britain for Istanbul is £13

 

*2018 data