Growth of Domestic and Foreign Tourist Visits During 2016 Gets Higher (Download PDF)

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India has marked positive growth in both domestic and foreign tourist visits during 2016 as discover by Market Research Division of Ministry of Tourism. The contribution of these states was about 85 % to the total number of domestic tourist visits during 2012.

Key Facts

Domestic Tourist Visits to States/UTs

  • Total 1613.55 million domestic tourists have visited the States/UTs during 2016 which was 1431.97 million in 2015.
  • Domestic tourist visitor growth was 12.68 % in 2015.
  • The top ten States in terms of number of domestic tourist visits (in millions), during 2016 are:
  1. Tamil Nadu with 343.81
  2. Uttar Pradesh with 211.71
  3. Andhra Pradesh with 153.16
  4. Madhya Pradesh with 150.49
  5. Karnataka with 129.76
  6. Maharashtra with 116.52
  7. Telangana with 95.16
  8. West Bengal with 74.46
  9. Gujarat with 42.25
  10. Rajasthan with 41.5
Location of Tourist Visitor Growth in 2016

Location of Tourist Visitor Growth in 2016

Location of Tourist Visitor Growth in 2016

  • Total growth of domestic tourist visits during 2016 is 84.21 % of top 10 States.
  • Tamil Nadu, Uttar Pradesh and Andhra Pradesh are top three states in terms of DTVs in 2016 where as Madhya Pradesh and Karnataka has reserved 4th and 5th position respectively.
  • The top three States/UTs where growth rates of domestic tourist visits were increased during 2016 are:
  1. Madhya Pradesh (93)
  2. Punjab (50.03)
  3. Andaman & Nicobar Island (29.62)

Foreign Tourist Visits to States/UTs

  • Total 24.71 million foreign tourist visits the States/UTs during 2016which was previously 23.33 million in 2015.
  • Foreign tourist growth was 5.92 % in 2015.
  • The top ten States in terms of number of FTVs (in millions) during 2016 are:
  1. Tamil Nadu with 4.72
  2. Maharashtra with 4.67
  3. Uttar Pradesh with 3.16
  4. Delhi with 2.52
  5. West Bengal with 1.53
  6. Rajasthan with 1.51
  7. Kerala with 1.04
  8. Bihar with 1.01
  9. Goa with 0.68
  10. Punjab with 0.66
Foreign Tourist Visitor Growth in 2016

Foreign Tourist Visitor Growth in 2016

Foreign Tourist Visitor Growth in 2016

  • Total growth of foreign tourist visits during 2016 is 87.02 % of top 10 States.
  • The top 8 states have successfully managed their rank in 2016.
  • The top three States where growth rates of foreign tourist visits is raised during 2016 are:
  1. Punjab (172.21)
  2. Sikkim (71.55)
  3. Chhattisgarh (44.2)

- Published/Last Modified on: June 26, 2017

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