Foreign tourist arrivals in Sri Lanka tumbled 99.3 percent year-on-year to 1,682 in January of 2021. Sri Lanka reopened its boarders on 21st January 2021, following a 10-month pandemic-induced closure since 18th March 2020, amid the coronavirus pandemic. Ukraine was the largest source of tourist traffic to Sri Lanka with 86.8 percent of the total traffic, followed by Belarus (1.8 %), China (1.6%), Russia (1.2%), and Germany (1.1%). Visitors from Europe became the largest source of tourists to Sri Lanka with 93.6 percent of total arrivals in January, while that of Asia Pacific accounted 4.8 percent of total arrivals. source: Ceylon Tourist Board
Tourist Arrivals in Sri Lanka averaged 53458.42 from 1977 until 2020, reaching an all time high of 253169 in December of 2018 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 February of 2021.
Tourist Arrivals in Sri Lanka is expected to be 0.00 by the end of this quarter, according to Trading Economics global macro models and analysts expectations. Looking forward, we estimate Tourist Arrivals in Sri Lanka to stand at 42000.00 in 12 months time. In the long-term, the Sri Lanka Tourist Arrivals is projected to trend around 44000.00 in 2021 and 250000.00 in 2022, according to our econometric models.