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FTAs grew by 19.5 per cent in May 2017

  • 16 June 2017

Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) grew by 19.5 per cent in May 2017 over May 2016. Ministry of Tourism compiles monthly estimates of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) & FTAs on e- Tourist Visa on the basis of Nationality-wise, Port-wise data received from Bureau of Immigration (BOI).

The number of FTAs in May, 2017 was 6.30 lakh as compared to FTAs of 5.27 lakh in May, 2016 and 5.09 lakh in May, 2015. The growth rate in FTAs in May, 2017 over May, 2016 is 19.5 per cent compared to 3.5 per cent in May, 2016 over May, 2015. FTAs during the period January- May 2017 were 42.15 lakh with a growth of 16.4 per cent, as compared to the FTAs of 36.22 lakh with a growth of 8.7 per cent in January- May 2016 over January- May 2015.

The percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during May 2017 among the top 15 source countries was highest from Bangladesh (29.73 per cent) followed by USA (14.37 per cent), UK (6.76 per cent), Malaysia (3.64 per cent), China (2.91 per cent), Sri Lanka (2.68 per cent), Japan(2.38 per cent), Germany (2.34 per cent), Canada (2.33 per cent), Australia (2.26 per cent), Singapore (1.99 per cent), France (1.77 per cent), Afghanistan (1.76 per cent), Nepal (1.73 per cent) and Republic of Korea (1.52 per cent).

The percentage share of Foreign Tourist Arrivals (FTAs) in India during May 2017 among the top 15 ports was highest at Delhi Airport (24.17 per cent) followed by Haridaspur Land check post (17.06 per cent), Mumbai Airport (15.04 per cent),Chennai Airport (7.75 per cent), Bengaluru Airport (6.50 per cent), Kolkata Airport (5.29 per cent), Gede Rail Land check post (3.62 per cent), Hyderabad Airport (3.33 per cent),Cochin Airport (3.25 per cent), Ghojadanga land check post (2.14 per cent), Tiruchirapalli Airport (1.76 per cent), Ahmadabad Airport (1.61 per cent), Trivandrum Airport (1.36 per cent), Goa Airport (0.78 per cent),and Attari-Wagh Airport (0.77 per cent).

During the month of May, 2017 total of 0.68 lakh tourist arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 0.44 lakh during the month of May 2016 registering a growth of 55.3 per cent. During January- May 2017, a total of 6.50 lakh tourist arrived on e-Tourist Visa as compared to 4.35 lakh during January-May 2016, registering a growth of 49.4 per cent.  

The percentage shares of top 15 source countries availing e- Tourist Visa facilities during  May, 2017 were; USA (15.1 per cent), UK (13.1 per cent), China (8.4 per cent), Germany (4.3 per cent), Australia (4.1 per cent), France (4.0 per cent), Canada (3.9 per cent), Korea (Rep.of) (3.4 per cent), Singapore (2.8 per cent), Malaysia (2.5 per cent), Russian Fed (2.2 per cent), Spain (2.1 per cent), UAE (2.0 per cent), Thailand (1.9 per cent), and South Africa (1.6 per cent).

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