Tourism in Saint Kitts and Nevis
Saint Kitts and Nevis recorded a total of 125,000 tourists in 2018, ranking 176th in the world in absolute terms.
That smaller countries regularly perform lower in a comparison of the absolute number of guests, is obvious. By putting the tourist numbers in relation to the population of Saint Kitts and Nevis, the result is much more comparable picture: With 2.4 tourists per resident, Saint Kitts and Nevis ranked 32nd in the world. In Caribbean, it ranked 11th.
Saint Kitts and Nevis generated around 367.00 million US Dollar in the tourism sector alone. This corresponds to 34.84 percent of its the gross domestic product and approximately 1 percent of all international tourism receipts in Caribbean.
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On average, each of the tourists arriving in 2018 spent about 2,623 US Dollars.
Development of the tourism sector in Saint Kitts and Nevis from 1995 to 2018
The following chart shows the number of tourist arrivals registered in Saint Kitts and Nevis each year. Anyone who spends at least one night in the country but does not live there for more than 12 months is considered a tourist. Insofar as the survey included the purpose of the trip, business trips and other non-tourism travel purposes have already been excluded. The number of people passing through within the same day, and e.g. crew members of ships or flights are also not considered as tourists in most countries. If the same person travels in and out more than once within the same year, each visit counts again.
Revenues in tourism
In 1995, tourism revenues amounted to 63.00 million USD, or about 20.10 percent of the gross national product. This corresponded to about 79,000 tourists at that time and roughly 797 USD per person. Within 23 years, the country's dependence on tourism has increased noticeably. In the last year of the survey, the revenue now amounts to 367.00 million USD, accounting for 36.31 percent of the gross national product. Each visitor now spends an average of 2,936 USD for his holiday in Saint Kitts and Nevis.
All data for Saint Kitts and Nevis in detail
All data correspond to the information of the World Tourism Organization.