The number of foreign tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka surged 649.2 percent year-on-year to 37,760 in August of 2022, as soaring vaccinations around the world and eased restrictions for vaccinated travellers, India was the largest source of tourist traffic to Sri Lanka with 16.1 percent of the total traffic, followed by the UK (13.2%), Russia (10.0%), Germany (8.1%), and France (5.7%). Visitors from Europe became the biggest source of tourists to Sri Lanka with 59.3 percent of total arrivals in August, while those of Asia Pacific accounted for 28.0 percent. Tourist arrivals for the month of August have slumped by almost 65.5 percent, in comparison to March 2022, which recorded the highest number of tourist arrivals up to August, 2022, due to the effects of the current economic and political situation in Sri Lanka, and the gradual cessation of the peak travel season. source: Ceylon Tourist Board
Tourist Arrivals in Sri Lanka averaged 52407.80 from 1977 until 2022, reaching an all time high of 285334 in March of 2022 and a record low of 0 in April of 2020. This page provides - Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals - actual values, historical data, forecast, chart, statistics, economic calendar and news. Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals - data, historical chart, forecasts and calendar of releases - was last updated on September of 2022.
Tourist Arrivals in Sri Lanka is expected to be 100000.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 250000.00 in 2023, according to our econometric models.