Tourist arrivals in Turkey hit 295.2 mln since 2002

Some 295.2 million tourists have visited Turkey in the past ten years

Tourist arrivals in Turkey hit 295.2 mln since 2002

Some 295.2 million tourists have visited Turkey in the past ten years,which is nearly four times bigger than its population, and Turkey's tourism revenue has reached  $236 billion.

The number of tourists visiting Turkey in 2003 was 16.3 million and the tourism revenue was $13.8 billion, according to Turkish Statistical Insitutes' figures. 

Turkey's Istanbul was named European Capital of Culture in 2010 and more than 30 million visitors arrived in Turkey in the same year rising the tourism revenue to 24.9 billion USD.

In 2012,  the number of tourists arriving in Turkey reached 36 million increasing its revenue to $29. 3 billion.

In the first quarter of 2013, tourist arrivals have exceeded 5 billion and the revenue has reached $4. 9 billion 

Tourism revenues by years are as follows; 

YearNumber of touristsTourism Revenue (USD)
2003 16 302 053 13 854 868
2004 20 262 640 17 076 609
2005 24 124 501 20 322 111
2006 23 148 66918 593 950
2007 27 214 988 20 942 501
2008 30 979 979 25 415 067
2009 32 006 149 25 064 481
2010   33 027 943  24 930 996
2011    36 151 32828 115 694
2012 36 776 64529 351 446

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