6.5% Growth in Foreign Tourist Arrivals to India in November 2015 over the same Period in 2014

Published on : Tuesday, December 15, 2015

download (7)Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI) and Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from tourism on the basis of data available from Reserve Bank of India. Following are the important highlights regarding FTAs and FEEs from tourism during the month of November, 2015:

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs)

· FTAs during the Month of November 2015 were 8.15 lakh as compared to FTAs of 7.65 lakh during the month of November 2014 and 7.34 lakh in November 2013. There has been a growth of 6.5% in November 2015 over November 2014.

· FTAs during the period January- November 2015 were 71.03 lakh with a growth of 4.5%, as compared to the FTAs of 67.94 lakh with a growth of 10.5% in January- November 2014 over January- November 2013.

· The Percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during November 2015 among the top 15 source countries was highest from USA (15.76%) followed by Bangladesh (12.27%), UK (11.00%), Canada (4.52%), Australia (4.22%), Malaysia (3.43%), Russian Fed. (3.42%), Germany (3.34%), France (2.93%), Sri Lanka (2.89%), China (2.83%), Japan (2.51%), Singapore (2.19%), Nepal (1.77%) and Thailand (1.58%). These top 15 countries account for 74.66% of total FTAs during November 2015.

· The Percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during November 2015 among the top 15 ports was highest at Delhi Airport (31.55%) followed by Mumbai Airport (17.71%), Chennai Airport (7.39%), Haridaspur Land check post (7.09%), Bengaluru Airport (6.26%), Goa Airport (4.61%),Kolkata Airport (3.91%), Hyderabad Airport (3.25%), Cochin Airport (3.10%), Ahmedabad Airport (2.63%), Tiruchirapalli Airport (1.64%), Trivandrum Airport (1.62%), Gede Rail (1.44%), Gaya Airport (1.10%) and Amritsar Airport (0.95%). These top 15 ports account for 94.25% of total FTAs during November 2015.

Foreign Exchange Earnings (FEEs) from Tourism in India in terms and in US$ terms

· FEEs during the month of November 2015 were `11,610 crore as compared to `12,988 crore in November 2014 and `11,994 crore in November 2013.· The FEEs in ` terms during November 2015 registered a decline of 10.6% over November 2014 as compared to positive growth of 8.3% in November 2014 over November 2013.

· FEEs from tourism in ` terms during January- November 2015 were `1,12,958 crore with a growth of 1.0% as compared to the FEE of `1,11,889 crore with a growth of 15.3% during January- November 2014 over January- November 2013.

· FEEs in US$ terms during the month of November 2015 were US$ 1.755 billion as compared to FEEs of US$ 2.069 billion during the month of November 2014 and US$ 1.936 billion in November 2013.

 

· The FEEs in US$ billion in November 2015 registered a decline of 15.2% over November 2014 as compared to positive growth of 6.9% in November 2014 over November 2013.
· FEEs from tourism in US$ terms during January- November 2015 were US$ 17.685 billion with a negative growth of 3.8% as compared to the US$ 18.383 billion with a positive growth of 9.8% during January- November 2014 over January- November 2013.

 

Source:-PIB

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