General Publications on Statistics

Our statistics can be acquired in four different ways:
Note for students (post-graduate level) and non-profit researches

  1. Hard copy (publication)

The Yearbook of Tourism Statistics and the Compendium of Tourism Statistics can be purchased in hard copy for the price of:
Yearbook: 175 Euros
Compendium: 125 Euros

To order, please visit the Infoshop service on our website: http://pub.unwto.org/ or send an e-mail to: infoshop@unwto.org.

  1. Electronic format (country to country basis)

The UNWTOelibrary offers a new way of downloading all statistical information in Excel format on a country to country basis for the price of 7 Euros / country. It includes the most up to date information of the Yearbook and the Compendium for each country as it is updated continuously. It also includes data on outbound tourism as in the example below.

To see an example of the data included in the Yearbook and the Compendium, please click on this image:

Please note that not all countries include the same number of files. They all include the file "Basic indicators" from the Compendium of Tourism Statistics and, additionally, at least one and up to eight files from the Yearbook of Tourism Statistics.

To see an example of data on outbound tourism, please click here.

To download these statistics, please visit our UNWTOelibrary: http://www.e-unwto.org/ (then click on Tourism Factbook and choose the country or countries for which you would like to obtain the data).

  1. Electronic format (CD containing all data in Excel files)

A CD including all statistical data in separate Excel files (one per country) is also available. Each CD will be produced once it has been ordered to include the latest updates. It includes data for a 5-year period (2005-2009) and can be purchased for the price of 500 Euros. This CD is the ultimate tool for tourism research as it provides the most current data for more than 200 countries and territories around the world. By combining our different sources of tourism data, we enable users to carry out complex market analysis in an efficient and accurate way.

The CD includes:

  • Outbound data for more than 200 countries (data from 2005-2009 and from 1995 onwards);
  • Yearbook of Tourism Statistics  (data on arrivals/nights of tourists and visitors, data from 2005-2009 and from 1995 onwards);
  • Compendium of Tourism Statistics (data and indicators, from 2005-2009 and from 1995 onwards).

Please note that not all countries include the same number of files. They all include the file "Basic indicators" from the Compendium of Tourism Statistics, at least one and up to eight files from the Yearbook of Tourism Statistics and one file with available outbound tourism data.
To see an example of the data included in the Yearbook and the Compendium, please click on this image: 

To see an example of data on outbound tourism, please click here.

For more detailed information and to place an order, contact us at: elibrary@unwto.org

  1. Electronic format (selected basic indicators)

Finally, you may purchase the data from the Compendium for selected basic indicators for all countries (i.e.: arrivals of tourists/visitors, overnight stays, expenditure...) in Excel format. For a list of all available indicators, please click here.

To see an example, please click on this image: 

To download those statistics, please visit our UNWTOelibrary: http://www.e-unwto.org/ or contact: elibrary@unwto.org.