Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India

taj-mahalThe number of FTAs in January, 2018 was 1.66 million as compared to FTAs of 0.983 million in January, 2017, indicating a growth rate of over 8.4% compared to 16.4% in January, 2017 over January, 2016.

The percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during January 2018 among the top 15 source countries was highest from Bangladesh (16.36%) followed by USA (14.10%), UK (10.81%), Canada (4.63%), Russian Federation (4.49%), Australia (3.60%), France (2.76%), Germany (2.64%), Malaysia (2.63%), Sri Lanka (2.59%), China (2.27%), Japan (2.08%), Republic of Korea (1.93%), Afghanistan (1.86%) and Nepal (1.59%).

During the month of January, 2018, a total of 240000 foreign tourists arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 152000 during the month of January, 2017 registering a growth of 58.5%. Australia share of e-visa was 4.3%

As per ABS statistics India was ranked 9th among Australian visiting overseas.

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