Tourism on the Northern Mariana Islandsthe Northern Mariana Islands recorded a total of 487,000 tourists in 2019, ranking 154th 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 the Northern Mariana Islands, the result is much more comparable picture: With 8.5 tourists per resident, the Northern Mariana Islands ranked 17th in the world. In Micronesia, it ranked 2nd.
The Northern Mariana Islands generated around 655.00 m US Dollar in the tourism sector alone. This corresponds to 55.41 percent of its the gross domestic product and approximately 99 percent of all international tourism receipts in Micronesia.
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On average, each of the tourists arriving in 1995 spent about 848 US Dollars.
Development of the tourism sector on the Northern Mariana Islands from 1995 to 2019The following chart shows the number of tourist arrivals registered on the Northern Mariana Islands 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.
The red line represents the average of all 6 countries in Micronesia.
All data for the Northern Mariana Islands in detail
|Year||Number||Receipts||% of GNP||Income|
|1995||676,000||655.00 m $||969 $|
All data correspond to the information of the World Tourism Organization.