(measure: thousand tourists; Source: World Tourism Organization)
* indicates monthly or quarterly data series
Belgium: Tourist departures, 1996 - 2020:
For that indicator, we provide data for Belgium from 1996 to 2020. The average value for Belgium during that period was 9092 thousand tourists with a minimum of 5645 thousand tourists in 1996 and a maximum of 14191 thousand tourists in 2019.
The latest value from 2020 is 5850 thousand tourists. For comparison, the world average in 2020 based on 73
countries is 4609 thousand tourists.
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Definition: International outbound tourists are the number of departures that people make from their country of usual residence to any other country for any purpose other than a remunerated activity in the country visited. The data on outbound tourists refer to the number of departures, not to the number of people traveling. Thus a person who makes several trips from a country during a given period is counted each time as a new departure.