Foreign Tourist Arrivals in the Country

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Ministry of Tourism compiles the data of foreign exchange earned through foreign tourists. The Ministry does not compile the data of earnings through domestic tourists. The Foreign Exchange Earnings (provisional) through Tourism in India during 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015 were Rs.94,487 Crore, Rs.1,07,671 Crore, Rs.1,23,320 Crore, and Rs.1,35,193 Crore, respectively.

 

The State/Union Territory - wise number of Foreign Tourist Visits (FTVs) during 2012, 2013 and 2014 are below. This information is not available for the year 2015.

 

The State/ UT-wise number of Foreign Tourist Visits (FTVs) during 2012, 2013 and 2014 are as below:

 


S. No.

State/ UT

2012

2013

2014

1

Andaman & Nicobar Islands

17538

14742

17235

2

Andhra Pradesh

292822

69552

66333

3

Arunachal Pradesh

5135

10846

5204

4

Assam

17543

17638

21537

5

Bihar

1096933

765835

829508

6

Chandigarh

34130

40124

28365

7

Chhattisgarh

4172

3886

7777

8

Dadra & Nagar Haveli

1234

1582

1799

9

Daman & Diu

4607

4814

4620

10

Delhi

2345980

2301395

2319046

11

Goa

450530

492322

513592

12

Gujarat

174150

198773

235524

13

Haryana

233002

228200

547367

14

Himachal Pradesh

500284

414249

389699

15

Jammu & Kashmir

78802

60845

86477

16

Jharkhand

31909

45995

154731

17

Karnataka

595359

636378

561870

18

Kerala

793696

858143

923366

19

Lakshadweep

580

371

514

20

Madhya Pradesh

275930

280333

316195

21

Maharashtra

2651889

4156343

4389098

22

Manipur

749

1908

2769

23

Meghalaya

5313

6773

8664

24

Mizoram

744

800

836

25

Nagaland

2489

3304

3679

26

Odisha

64719

66675

71426

27

Puducherry

52931

42624

83291

28

Punjab

143805

204074

255449

29

Rajasthan

1451370

1437162

1525574

30

Sikkim

26489

31698

49175

31

Tamil Nadu

3561740

3990490

4657630

32

Tripura

7840

11853

26688

33

Telangana

NA

153966

75171

34

Uttar Pradesh

1994495

2054420

2909735

35

Uttarakhand

124555

97683

101966

36

West Bengal

1219610

1245230

1375740

 

Total

18263074

19951026

22567650


 

                       

This information was given by Minister of State for Culture and Tourism (Independent Charge) and Minister of State for Civil Aviation Dr. Mahesh Sharma in a written reply in Rajya Sabha today.

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