Tourist arrivals in Vietnam jumped 28.8 percent from a year earlier to 1.56 million in September 2019. Visitors increased from Asia (33.5 percent), mostly from China (48.6 percent), South Korea (22.5 percent), Taiwan (33.8 percent), and Japan (17.7 percent); Europe (5.6 percent), namely from the UK (11 percent), France (4.5 percent), and Germany (2.1 percent); America (13.3 percent), mainly from the US (14.1 percent); and Australia (2.7 percent). Considering the January to September period, tourist arrivals increased by 10.8 percent from a year ago to 12.87 million. Tourist Arrivals in Vietnam averaged 883.03 Thousand from 2015 until 2018, reaching an all time high of 1588.20 Thousand in February of 2019 and a record low of 529.40 Thousand in June of 2015.
Tourist Arrivals in Vietnam is expected to be 1350.00 Thousand by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Vietnam to stand at 1300.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Vietnam Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 1750.00 Thousand in 2020, according to our econometric models.